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12th Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

IfA workshop to explore antibiotic issue


Innovation in Agriculture (IfA) is hosting a free workshop this month to explain what antibiotic resistance means and why there is a need to reduce use antibiotics.

11th Jun 2018

Brussels

The NPA's post-Brexit vision for the UK pig sector - in summary


In its response to Defra’s Command paper on the future of food, farming and the environment, the NPA has set out a long- term vision for the pig sector.

11th Jun 2018

NPANews

National Pig Awards nominations are open


The 2018 National Pig Awards are open for entries.

8th Jun 2018

Prices

Trouble Ahead


Another fairly positive day for sellers in all sectors, although cull sow prices still have a lot of catching up to do.

8th Jun 2018

NPANews

Pig farmers getting involved in Open Farm Sunday


This Sunday will see hundreds of farmers across the country opening their door to the public for Open Farm Sunday, including a number of well-known pig farmers. 

8th Jun 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


This week has seen a well publicised showdown between the PM and her Ministers over a ‘backstop’ option in Northern Ireland.

8th Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA in talks to develop concerted Forest of Dean feral pig control plan


The NPA is holding talks with various interested parties to try and develop a cohesive plan to manage feral boar in the Forest of Dean.

8th Jun 2018

NPANews

Forum entry: once-in-a-lifetime trip offer


In the latest post on the forum, Georgina Crayford draws Young NPA members' attention to a study travel tour to New Zealand in 2019. 

7th Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

ASF status remains 'low' as new cases recorded on Ukraine border


African swine fever continues to be reported from affected member states, with new cases being reported by Romania and Hungary, on the border with Ukraine.

7th Jun 2018

NPANews

Nominations open for 2018 David Black Award


Nominations are open for the 2018 David Black Award, which recognises people who have made ‘important and sustained’ contributions to the pig industry.

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