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4th Jul 2019

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes Defra plans to step up ASF border controls


The NPA has welcomed plans by Defra to step up its efforts to keep African swine fever (ASF) out of the UK.

4th Jul 2019

NPANews

Mexican delegation to explore pork supply chain


A Mexican delegation will get a first-hand insight into the UK pork industry during a visit organised to promote UK pork. 

3rd Jul 2019

NPANews

Why pig sector needs to be wary of Mercosur deal


While the main headlines concern beef, the Mercosur agreement, could have implications for the UK pig sector. 

2nd Jul 2019

NPANews

NPA to ensure industry voice heard in National Food Strategy review


The NPA will be feeding into the National Food Strategy, announced by the Government last week.

2nd Jul 2019

NPANews

'Pigs are firmly in my roots'


Young NPA member Chloe Gimson explains why she has stuck with pigs - and gives her take on last week's trip to Yorkshire. 

2nd Jul 2019

NPANews

Why are Sir Geoffrey and Richard Longthorp happy?


Sir Geoffrey and Richard approve. See why in the latest forum entry. 

1st Jul 2019

HealthWelfare

Who were the winners at the Antibiotic Guardian Awards?


A number of well-known industry companies were recognised for their efforts at the 2019 Antibiotic Guardian awards. 

1st Jul 2019

NPANews

Members' Area alert - animal rights activity


There is a new post in the Members' Area of the website concerning activism targeting the pig sector.

1st Jul 2019

NPANews

Young NPA take a trip to God's own county


NPA senior policy advisor Ed Barker outlines what happened when 32 members of the Young NPA embarked on a trip to Yorkshire last week. 

28th Jun 2019

Prices

Q1 margins down to lowest level since 2012


Producer margins worsened in the first quarter of this year, with average losses growing to £11 on every pig sold (-13p/kg). 

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