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26th Apr 2022


Porkwatch survey shows some retailers need to do more to back British pig farmers

The latest Porkwatch survey shows a mixed performance among the big retailers when it comes to stocking British pork products. 

26th Apr 2022


Avian flu housing measures to be lifted

The mandatory avian flu housing measures, introduced in the UK in November, are to be lifted on May 2. 

25th Apr 2022


Still time to book for Northern Spring Regional this week

The final NPA Spring Regional meeting of the season, the Northern event, will take place on Wednesday. 

22nd Apr 2022


New chair and vice-chair for Young NPA

Samantha Carmichael, MSD veterinary key account manager – Pigs, has been appointed as the new chair of Young NPA.

21st Apr 2022


Forum post - Bernie Peet

With the greatest sadness I must inform you of the death of an industry stalwart and David Black Award winner, Bernie Peet, Hugh Crabtree writes on the forum. 

20th Apr 2022


Members Area latest - disease alert and advice to producers

Two new alerts have been posted in the Members' Area of the website. 

19th Apr 2022


NPA and NFU call on Eustice for 'urgent, direct support' for producers

The NPA has written a joint letter with the NFU to Defra Secretary George Eustice calling for urgent, direct support for producers. 

16th Apr 2022


Voluntary Lump Sum Exit Scheme open for applications

The voluntary Lump Sum Exit Scheme is now open for applications to recipients of direct payments.  

15th Apr 2022


Pig farmers eligible for Covid Recovery Loan Scheme

We understand that pig farmers are eligible for the Recovery Loan Scheme, which supports access to finance for UK businesses recovering from the Covid pandemic.

15th Apr 2022


Members Area alert - animal rights activity

The latest post in the Members' Area provides an important updated on the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector.