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23rd Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

Defra confirms re-appointment of FAWC


The NPA has welcomed an announcement by that the nine members of the Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) have been re-appointed. 

21st Jan 2017

NPANews

Could you be the next chair of AHDB Pork?


Applicants have until February 8 to apply for one of the most important roles in the pig sector, chair of AHDB Pork. 

21st Jan 2017

NPANews

Six-year high for UK pig production in 2016


UK pigmeat production reached a six-year high last year, according to the latest data from Defra, with output edging 1 per cent ahead of 2015 levels.

20th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

AMR roadshows taking place next week


A roadshow bringing together pig producers to discuss how the industry is responding to the challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) will take place next week.

20th Jan 2017

Brussels

BVA welcomes May's 'guarantee' for EU vets in Britain


The BVA has welcomed the Prime Minister’s commitment to 'guaranteeing the rights of EU colleagues already living, working and studying in the UK'.

20th Jan 2017

NPANews

Forum update - Richard Lister's One Show appearance


We have had a new posting in praise of Richard Lister's One Show appearance, which is generally thought to have been very positive for the industry. 

19th Jan 2017

NPANews

Lister highlights antibiotic alternative to millions on One Show


The steps NPA chairman Richard Lister is taking to cut antibiotic usage on his farm were showcased to millions of BBC viewers last night.

18th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

ASF continues to spread in Eastern Europe


African Swine Fever continues to spread in wild boar and on farms in Eastern Europe, causing significant cost and disruption. 

18th Jan 2017

NPANews

Search begins to find new chair for AHDB Pork


The formal process of finding a replacement for AHDB Pork chair Meryl Ward is underway. 

17th Jan 2017

Brussels

NPA responds to May Brexit speech with EU labour warning


The NPA has responded to the Prime Minister's speech on Brexit with a warning to the Government about the importance of EU labour. 

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