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22nd Aug 2018

NPANews

Grand prix win for Lancashire producer


Lancashire farrow-to-finish producer David Goodier has been named an EU PiG Ambassadors in recognition of best practice on his farm.

21st Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

China confirms third case of African swine fever


A third case of African swine fever has been confirmed in China, as fears grow that the virus could spread widely among the world’s largest pig herd.

21st Aug 2018

Environment

Investment in new buildings holds key to reducing ammonia emissions - NPA


The key to reducing ammonia emissions and improving air quality on pig farms is to promote investment in newer, more efficient buildings, according to the NPA.

21st Aug 2018

NPANews

Welcome to new Allied Industry member


The NPA welcomes its newest allied industry member - Kingsgate Nutrition Ltd. 

20th Aug 2018

Brussels

China steps up ASF surveillance after two outbreaks confirmed


The Chinese authorities are undertaking a major surveillance programme following the confirmation of two ASF cases in different parts of the country.

17th Aug 2018

Prices

Don't mention the war


The German market is worth mentioning following three successive weeks of rises, which have seen the influential producer price rise from €1.39/kg to €1.55/kg. 

17th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Second ASF case detected in China


A second case of African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in China, prompting fears the virus could already be widespread across the country.

16th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA's Georgina Crayford explains use of CO2 stunning in pigs


NPA senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford has explained why CO2 stunning currently represents the best option available for the pig sector.

16th Aug 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - work experience wanted!


Work experience wanted! See the latest forum entry for a request from the daughter of a pig industry stalwart. 

16th Aug 2018

Environment

EA issues slurry guidance for exceptional weather


The Environment Agency has published new guidance on managing slurry to help prevent agricultural pollution in exceptional weather. 

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