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30th Jan 2018

Westminster

NPA urges Government to shift focus to permanent EU labour supply


Any post-Brexit scheme to ensure a future supply of migrant labour in agriculture must encourage full-time workers, the NPA has told MPs.

30th Jan 2018

Brussels

Pork volume and value continues to grow


The upward trajectory for pork consumption continued towards the end of 2017, with volumes up slightly, despite higher prices. 

29th Jan 2018

HealthWelfare

Defra publishes draft pig Welfare Code


Defra has published a new draft Animal Welfare Code for pigs, which will now be the subject of a six-week consultation.

29th Jan 2018

NPANews

Next round of AHDB stockman courses to get underway


Two new series of AHDB stockman training courses are starting over the next fortnight.

26th Jan 2018

Prices

Nothing Has Changed


Very little variation in pig prices with hopes that we may be 'bumping along the bottom' with the German price holding firm and the SPP at similar levels. 

26th Jan 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


NPA senior policy advisor Ed Barker rounds up the latest key Brexit developments... 

25th Jan 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - Red Tractor logic


"The British Farming Industry is fortunate to have a great Farm Assurance scheme," begins the latest forum entry post. But... 

24th Jan 2018

NPANews

When Zoe met the 'Black Farmer'


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has held a ‘very positive’ meeting with Wilfred Emmanuel Jones, aka the Black Farmer.

23rd Jan 2018

Westminster

MP to take public procurement concerns back to Westminster


Kevin Hollinrake has promised to raise the pig industry’s concerns over public procurement with Michael Gove, following a visit to NPA chairman Richard Lister’s farm.

23rd Jan 2018

NPANews

MP visits NPA chair's farm to talk pigs


NPA chairman Richard Lister hosted a visit from his local MP, who also happens to be a close advisor to Michael Gove, on Saturday.

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