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7th Apr 2021

Environment

Forum latest - views sought on potential for trees to capture ammonia


The latest post on the forum is from the NFU's chief poultry adviser, who wants to hear views on the potential for trees to capture ammonia.

6th Apr 2021

NPANews

FT reports on pig sector request for COVID support


The Financial Times has highlighted the pig sector's request to Defra for a COVID suppport package. 

6th Apr 2021

HealthWelfare

Pig producers wanted for project to inform future funding opportunities


ADAS is looking for farmers to take part in a research project that will inform future Government schemes to promote good welfare on pig farms.  
 

3rd Apr 2021

NPANews

Trade and Agriculture Commission's final report - key conclusions


The Trade and Agriculture Commission (TAC) has this month published its final report.

2nd Apr 2021

NPANews

Andrea voted in as new LIPs vice chair


The NPA's Andrea Tranter has been voted in as a new vice chair for Ladies in Pigs (LIPs), strengthening the links between the two organisations. 

1st Apr 2021

NPANews

NPA submits English pig industry COVID support request to Defra


The NPA has submitted a request to Defra for a £3.2 million COVID support package to recognise the impact of overweight pigs on producers’ finances.

1st Apr 2021

Environment

Why we need to be proactive on soya


NPA Policy Services Officer, Lizzie Wilson, explains why the industry needs to take the lead on the sourcing of sustainable soya.

1st Apr 2021

HealthWelfare

Avian flu compulsory housing measures lifted - all you need to know


The compulsory housing measures for poultry and captive birds was lifted on March 31 in England, Scotland and Wales.

31st Mar 2021

NPANews

All the NPA's recent consultation responses in one place


The NPA team has responded to an unprecedented number of consultation on a wide range of topics of huge relevance to the pig sector on recent weeks. 

31st Mar 2021

NPANews

AHDB announces new chief executive


Food and Drink Federation (FDF) chief operating officer Tim Rycroft has been appointed as the new chief Executive of AHDB.