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20th Sep 2017

NPANews

NPA autumn regional meetings - book your place!


The NPA autumn regional meetings start be underway soon, giving you the chance to catch up on the big issues facing the pig sector.

19th Sep 2017

NPANews

Cheshire police appeal for information on pig theft


Chester police officers are appealing for information from the public after nearly 200 pigs were stolen from a farm near Frodsham in Cheshire.

19th Sep 2017

NPANews

English pig herd up slightly in year to June


England's breeding herd remained stable in the year to June 1, although a small increase in the fattening herd took overall numbers close to the 4 million mark. 

18th Sep 2017

Brussels

NPA and NFU call for extension of organic derogation


The NPA has joined forces with NFU and stakeholders across the industry to urge the European Commission to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry.

18th Sep 2017

NPANews

NPA AGM on November 1


The NPA will hold its AGM on November 1 in London. 

15th Sep 2017

Prices

Market commentary: Glass Half Empty 


All the signs were there earlier in the week that prices would be facing something of a correction today, and they did. 

15th Sep 2017

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


Westminster is now back in full swing (for a short while at least) and there's plenty happening on the Brexit front. 

15th Sep 2017

NPANews

Red Tractor pork changes from October 1


Red Tractor pork standards are changing this autumn, with most of the key changes coming in from October 1. Here is a summary of what you need to know. 

14th Sep 2017

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic advisory website updated


A website set up to promote responsible use of antibiotics on farms has been updated to provide farmers with a 'one-stop shop' on the subject. 

13th Sep 2017

Westminster

Backing British farming and British pork


Two separate initiaives are running today to promote British farming. It is both Red Tractor pork day and Back British Farming Day. 

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