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18th Sep 2017


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


NPA AGM on November 1

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

15th Sep 2017


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


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


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


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


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. 

12th Sep 2017


Efforts to continue to secure China trotter exports

Negotiations will continue on getting permission for more meat plants to export trotters to China, after three plants were granted permission last month.  

11th Sep 2017


Members area update - pig theft

There is an update in the members' area regarding a recent pig theft. 

11th Sep 2017


NPA producer group urges industry to celebrate diversity of production

The UK pig industry should celebrate the diversity of production systems within it as one of its greatest strengths, according the NPA producer group.