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10th Jul 2020

Brussels

Membership of new Trade and Agriculture Commission announced


Representatives from each of the four UK farming unions will sit on the Government’s new Trade and Agriculture Commission.

10th Jul 2020

NPANews

Forum entry - TV programme seeks diversifying farmers!


The latest post on the forum is from a TV producer looking for farmers for a new series on farm diversification.

9th Jul 2020

HealthWelfare

German farrowing crate ban puts spotlight on UK industry


Germany’s hugely significant decision to ban farrowing crates is likely to intensify the scrutiny on the system in the UK.

9th Jul 2020

Brussels

NPA joins group calling for legislation to underpin new Trade and Agriculture Commission


A group of organisations, including NPA, has written to the Prime Minister calling for legislation to underpin the proposed Trade and Agriculture Commission.

8th Jul 2020

Prices

AHDB publishes upbeat outlook report for UK pig market


AHDB Pork has published an upbeat UK pork market outlook, underpinned by tight supply, strong domestic demand and a healthy export trade.  

7th Jul 2020

Prices

Forum latest - is someone telling porkies?


The latest poster on the forum isn't convinced by the latest market reports coming out of Europe. 

7th Jul 2020

Environment

Members Area post - important update on permitting applications


The NPA's Lizzie Wilson has posted an important update in the Members' Area for any producer thinking about varying a permit or applying for a new one. 

6th Jul 2020

NPANews

COVID-19, ASF, the market - update from a European perspective


NPA senior policy adviser Rebecca Veale has written a comprehensive summary for members of the current situation in EU markets.

6th Jul 2020

Environment

EU sustainable farming strategy provides more questions than answers


Moves at EU level to make farming more sustainable were outlined to industry representatives at the latest NPA Pig Industry Group meeting.

6th Jul 2020

Prices

Truss hails Essex pig farm that has doubled pork exports


An Essex farm business that has doubled pork exports revenues during the COVID-19 lockdown has been singled out by Liz Truss as a UK export success story.

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