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12th Oct 2017

NPANews

Rising straw prices becoming a real concern for farmers


As pig prices continue to move in the wrong direction – the SPP fell another 1.5p last week  – the cost of straw is going the other way.

12th Oct 2017

NPANews

Don't miss NPA Eastern regional meeting tonight!


The second of the four NPA autumn regional meetings takes place in Diss tonight. 

11th Oct 2017

Brussels

NPA urges caution over report suggesting Brexit boost for pig sector


The NPA has urged caution in reading too much into a new report that suggests Brexit will boost pig farm incomes.

11th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

Your views sought on human antibiotic use


Farmers and vets are being urged to fill in a short online survey about how they use - and view the use of - antibiotics for human medicine.

10th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

African Swine Fever vaccine breakthrough?


Researchers in Australia and the US have uncovered genetic data they believe may contain the key to developing a vaccine for ASF.

9th Oct 2017

NPANews

National Fallen Stock Company recruiting for new role


NFSCo is looking to appoint to appoint a new vice chairman - and we would like to see pig industry candidates coming forward. 

6th Oct 2017

Prices

Market commentary: You Can't Always Get What You Want


Pig prices are unfortunately continuing on their relentless downward track, with the SPP losing another 0.6p to stand at 160.44p/kg.

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. 

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