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10th Mar 2017

Brussels

EU PiG Grand Prix launched


On-farm best practice from across the major pig producing countries in Europe will be captured and disseminated via a new knowledge-sharing project.

9th Mar 2017

Brussels

Prime cuts to China boost pork market outlook


Rising sales of prime cuts to China are just one reason to be optimistic about the pork marketplace, according to AHDB Pork strategy director Mick Sloyan.

9th Mar 2017

Westminster

Antibiotic usage falling faster in agriculture than human medicine


Use of antibiotics is falling more quickly in agriculture than in human medicine, Junior Health Minister Nicola Blackwood has revealed.

8th Mar 2017

Westminster

Budget reaction: National Insurance rises to hit farming sector


Higher National Insurance contributions announced in today’s Budget will hit farmers, self-employed farm workers and contractors. 

8th Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA producer group asks Red Tractor for more time to enter eMB-Pigs data


The NPA producer group has called on the Red Tractor pork board to give producers more time to enter data onto eMB-Pigs. 

8th Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

APHA extends free carcase collection service in North East


The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has extended its free carcase collection services in north east England.

7th Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

RUMA hits out at 'disappointing' Soil Association antibiotic claims


RUMA has expressed ‘surprise and disappointment’ over the tone of a new fundraising campaign launched by the Soil Association.

7th Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

Eustice interview - Government considering post-Brexit animal health and welfare grants


George Eustice has confirmed the Government is considering providing grants to invest in farm infrastructure under a new domestic farm policy.

6th Mar 2017

NPANews

Forum, Members and Events section updates


Upates have been posted today on the open Forum, Members and Events sections of the website. 

6th Mar 2017

Brussels

Zinc oxide - update on future of piglet feed product


Pig producers have been reminded that zinc oxide is still permitted at therapeutic doses in piglet feed, despite the uncertainty over its future.

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