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11th Oct 2017


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.