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28th Aug 2020

NPANews

Swine to say goodbye


Ed Barker leaves the NPA today, after just over three busy years as a senior policy adviser. Here are his parting thoughts. 

28th Aug 2020

Brussels

Pig sector to feature in Sunday's Countryfile


This Sunday's Countryfile will include on the state of British pig farming, including an interview with outdoor producer Simon Watchorn.

26th Aug 2020

Westminster

Cranswick's Adam Couch appointed to Government trade advisory body


International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has appointed Adam Couch as an advisor to the Government on its future trading arrangements. 

25th Aug 2020

Prices

Retailers stocking more British bacon and ham, Porkwatch survey shows


The proportion of British bacon and ham on display across the big UK retailers increased during the early part of the summer.

24th Aug 2020

Brussels

Looking ahead towards 2021 and our future relationship with the EU


NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker has written an article for Farmers Guardian's Brexit Hub looking ahead to some of the big issues on the horizon. 

21st Aug 2020

NPANews

Production suspended at Cranswick Ballymena plant due to COVID-19 outbreak


Production has been suspended production at Cranwick's Ballymena plant after a cluster of COVID-19 cases came to light.

21st Aug 2020

Environment

Environment Agency scales back pre-application service but 'minimal impact' on pig and poultry units


The Environment Agency has confirmed it is temporarily reducing its pre-application advice services for customers applying for installations permits.

21st Aug 2020

Prices

Lockdown retail boom sees Cranswick sales soar


Cranswick has lifted its outlook for the current financial year after benefiting from a significant sales boost during the lockdown period.

20th Aug 2020

Prices

Frustration for UK pork sector as US 'Airbus' tariffs remain


The UK pork sector will continue to face high tariffs on pork exports to the US, but might lose out on possible ‘rebalancing’ tariffs on US imports. 

18th Aug 2020

NPANews

Members Area - response to media articles on antibiotics


NPA senior policy adviser Rebecca Veale has written a blog in the Members' Area in response to media coverage on antibiotic use in livestock farming. 

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