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7th Jan 2020

HealthWelfare

#VaccinesWork campaign launched


Vaccinations play a key role in preserving pig welfare, productivity, sustainability and resilience of pig units.

6th Jan 2020

Prices

China cuts import tariffs on pork


China has cut its tariffs on pork products, as part of a wider programme of tariff cuts covering 859 items.

6th Jan 2020

NPANews

Forum latest - will we get what we deserve with prices this year?


'Happy New Year', begins the latest entry on the forum, before going onto predict what lies ahead in the market in 2020.

4th Jan 2020

Prices

What's going on?


Not a particularly auspicious start to the year, with some puzzlement as to why the latest SPP has actually slipped by 0.45p to 162.44p.

3rd Jan 2020

Brussels

Short-term stability, but longer-term uncertainty - what Boris Johnson's election victory means


If 2019 was the year the UK descended into a mire of political chaos the like of which we had never seen before, 2020 at least offers the prospect of some stability. 

3rd Jan 2020

HealthWelfare

'We have a great story to tell' - an opportunity to set the record straight


It's that time of year when the vegan agenda is increasingly rammed down the public's throat - but veganuary also presents an opportunity for the livestock sector to hit back.

2nd Jan 2020

Brussels

We must not betray our food values - NFU president


NFU President Minette Batters has highlighted the need to uphold the UK's food values as we enter in post-Brexit trade deals. 

2nd Jan 2020

Environment

Reminder - environmental permit applicants need to use updated form


Pig producers making an application for a new pig or poultry environmental permit after December 1 will need to use an updated version of the application form.

1st Jan 2020

NPANews

Chairman's New Year message: 2020 - Opportunity or not?


NPA chairman Richard Lister's thoughts on the year ahead? Does the opportunity outweight the threat?  

31st Dec 2019

NPANews

Hugh Crabtree: Another decade over - what's in store for 2020 and beyond?


NPA Allied Industry Group chairman Hugh Crabtree discusses the 'unstoppable trains' coming at the pig sector in 2020. 

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