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25th Oct 2017


NFU concern at Brexit impasse

The NFU has expressed concern over the apparent roadblocks holding back progress in Brexit negotiations between the UK and the rest of the EU. 

24th Oct 2017


West Midlands AD workshop in November

A one-day workshop on maintaining healthy biology within an anaerobic digester will take place in the West Midlands next month.

23rd Oct 2017


Autumn regional invites - an apology

We have had reports from several members that they didn’t received invites for the recent round of regional meetings.

23rd Oct 2017


NPA Northern regional meeting on today

The final NPA autumn regional meeting takes place in York tonight. 

21st Oct 2017


 Market commentary - Let's Hang On to What We've Got

Although the latest SPP dropped another 1.03p this week to stand at 157.89p, German pig producer prices (thankfully) stood on at €1.50.

20th Oct 2017


First nomination received as NPA elections get under way

The first nomination for this winter’s NPA elections has been received. You can read what he has to say here. 

20th Oct 2017


Ed's Brexit round-up

NPA senior policy advisor Ed Barker's weekly round up of the latest Brexit developments and how they affect the pig sector. 

19th Oct 2017


Pig prices down, straw up again

The pig price continues to decline, with the E-spec SPP down another 1p last week to stand at 157.89p/kg.

19th Oct 2017


High mycotoxin levels detected in crop samples

Large mycotoxin loadings of DON and ZEA have been detected in some samples of new crop wheat and barley, according to Trouw Nutrition.

18th Oct 2017


Congratulations to new pig industry Nuffield Scholars

The NPA congratulates the new Nuffield Scholars whose scholarships will provide some valuable insights for the pig industry.