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6th Apr 2018


New traceability system does not mean individual EID for pigs

The NPA has reassured producers that the introduction of a new traceability system for livestock will not mean a move to individual EID for pigs.

6th Apr 2018


Pig & Poultry Fair launches producer survey ahead of event

The organisers of the Pig & Poultry Fair have launched a survey to gauge the industry’s outlook ahead of the 2018 event.

5th Apr 2018


Could US-China trade war benefit EU pig sector?

The EU pig sector could benefit from the US-China trade war, according to AHDB Pork.

5th Apr 2018


Rodenticide users urged to update knowledge

Farmers are being encouraged to undertake knowledge updates to maintain their professional competence in the use of stewardship-label rodenticides.

5th Apr 2018


'We need to better explain the labels we have rather than confuse consumers with news ones'

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies tackles the issue of the Method of Production labelling in the latest issue of Pig World. 

5th Apr 2018


Members' area update - help needed

We are asking members to take a look at some footage posted in the members' area. 

4th Apr 2018


2018 EPP (European Pig Producers) Congress

The 2018 EPP (European Pig Producers) Congress takes place in Switzerland at the end of May. 

3rd Apr 2018


Gove announces new livestock traceability service

Defra Secretary Michael Gove has announced the development of a new Livestock Information Service, set to come into operation next year. 

31st Mar 2018


Productivity increase for GB herds

GB breeding herds produced almost an extra pig per sow in 2017, according to the latest figures from Agrosoft.

30th Mar 2018


Something in the Air

Despite the 'two short weeks' ahead, there is something of a more positive feeling in the air.