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6th Oct 2017

Westminster

Ed's Party Conference round up


The NPA's senior policy advisor Ed Barker braved the party conference circuit. Here's his take on an eventual few weeks in politics. 

6th Oct 2017

NPANews

And the Farmers Weekly Pig Farmer of the Year is...


Congratulations to the newly-crowned Farmers Weekly Pig Farmer of the Year.

5th Oct 2017

NPANews

NPA responds to Prue Leith comments on feeding Bake Off waste to pigs


The NPA has issued a polite reminder to Prue Leith and all pig keepers on the dangers of feeding food waste to farm animals. 

4th Oct 2017

NPANews

Educating the medics on antibiotic use in pigs


A group of high-profile medics, including Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies, visited a pig farm recently to learn about antibiotic use in the sector. 

4th Oct 2017

NPANews

NPA South West regional meeting tonight - don't miss out!


The NPA's four autumn regional meetings kick off tonight with the South West event, in Exeter.

3rd Oct 2017

NPANews

NPA responds to Michael Gove comments on pigs' ears to China


The NPA has responded to the suggestion by Defra Secretary Michael Gove that Brexit could open the doors to sales of pigs' ears to China.

2nd Oct 2017

NPANews

'Go for it!' - NPA election nominations now open


Nominations for candidates wishing to stand for election to the NPA Producer Group (PG) and Allied Industry Group are open.

2nd Oct 2017

NPANews

Red Tractor standards change this month - what you need to know


Red Tractor pork standards have changed, with most of the key changes coming in at the start this month. Here is what you need to know.

29th Sep 2017

Prices

Red Tractor appoints former Sainsbury's head of agriculture


Red Tractor Assurance has appointed Sainsbury’s former head of agriculture Sue Lockhart as its new head of assurance.

29th Sep 2017

Prices

Market commentary: Reasons to be cheerful...


Although pig prices are continuing to head south and the SPP lost 1.29p this week, this still compares favourably with a year ago. 

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