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4th Nov 2021

NPANews

NPA welcomes Morrisons' moves to support British pig farmers


NPA chairman Rob Mutimer has welcomed Morrisons' announcement of measures to back the British pig sector at its time of crisis. 

4th Nov 2021

NPANews

Autumn pig clubs to discuss new Red Tractor welfare training requirement


AHDB pig clubs around the country will be focusing on Red Tractor's new welfare training requirements over the next few weeks.   

3rd Nov 2021

NPANews

Barney Kay to replace Andrew Saunders at Pilgrim's


Former NPA general manager Barney Kay will replace Andrew Saunders as agriculture director at Pilgrim’s UK, the company has announced.

3rd Nov 2021

Brussels

Bite into British! New social media campaign launched today to highlight farming's environmental sustainability


A new campaign is launched today by the Save GB Bacon campaign to to highlight the farming industry's positive environmental message. 

2nd Nov 2021

HealthWelfare

Reminder - do not feed pumpkin waste to pigs


At this time of year, there can be a real temptation to feed pumpkins left over from Halloween to pigs. There is, after all, no shortage of them about. 

2nd Nov 2021

Brussels

COP26 - 'Croissant has higher carbon footprint than a bacon roll'


The farming sector was always going to be under the spotlight at COP26, the massive international climate change summit in Glasgow. 

2nd Nov 2021

NPANews

Revised Red Tractor standards now in force


Producers are reminded that Red Tractor’s updated farm standards come into effect this week, from Monday (November 1).

1st Nov 2021

Brussels

'It is a deeply distressing time for the industry' - Charlie gives evidence to MP labour inquiry


The NPA's Charlie Dewhirst has set out to MPs what is happening in the pig sector and why action is needed to address long-term labour shortages. 

1st Nov 2021

NPANews

Members' Area - update on on-farm culling


An important update has been posted in the Members' Area for anyone being forced to consider on-farm culling. 

28th Oct 2021

NPANews

Pork levy to be used for cull and render service to reduce backlog


AHDB’s Pork Board has agreed to fund a dedicated off-farm cull and render service for mature pigs.