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29th Mar 2018


Red Tractor to run national advertising campaign

The Red Tractor logo will be promoted in a national television advertising campaign later this year for the first time in the scheme's history. 

28th Mar 2018


Richard Lister re-elected as NPA chairman

Richard Lister has been re-elected as chairman of NPA for a second three-year term, with Norfolk farmer Rob Mutimer elected as his vice chairman.

27th Mar 2018


Stewart Houston receives NPA Lifetime Fellowship (updated)

Stewart Houston, one of the driving forces behind the NPA and a former chairman, has been awarded the association’s third Lifetime Fellowship.

26th Mar 2018


Support Andrea in her big charity race

The NPA's Andrea Vickers will be running a 5k race for a cancer charity in the summer. She has posted a forum entry explaining why. 

26th Mar 2018


Former Defra CVO takes up key role on RUMA

Former Chief Veterinary Officer Nigel Gibbens is joining the RUMA's Independent Scientific Group.

23rd Mar 2018


Final Countdown

As D-Day approaches with only another 12 months to go before the UK is due to leave the EU in March 2019, negotiators are saying they want a deal in place by the end of the year. 

23rd Mar 2018


Ed's Brexit round-up - progress made! And fish

With almost exactly a year until official leave date for Brexit, we have had a week where actual tangible progress has been made.

23rd Mar 2018


Denmark to build a wall to keep African Swine Fever out

Denmark and has announced plans to build a 43.5 mile fence on its border with Germany to keep out wild boar that may be carrying African swine fever.

22nd Mar 2018


New EA charges will hamper progressive pig businesses, NPA warns

New environmental permit charges published by the Environment Agency will add unjustified costs to pig farming businesses, the NPA has warned

21st Mar 2018


Diary dates - NPA spring Regional Meetings coming up

It might not feel like spring yet... but the NPA's spring regional meetings are just a few weeks away.