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14th Dec 2018

NPANews

Latest forum post - positive Brexit news


The latest forum poster is pleased to see some 'positive Brexit news' in the form of Dame Glenys Stacey's inspection review. 

14th Dec 2018

Brussels

'Antibiotics have masked disease challenges'


For decades antibiotics have masked an array of disease challenges on UK pig farms, NPA senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford observed. 

13th Dec 2018

NPANews

NPA welcomes regulatory review findings


A review into farm regulation has recommended the introduction of a new single, independent regulator after we leave the EU.

13th Dec 2018

NPANews

NPA looks to expand allied network to support producers


The NPA is in discussions with its allied industry members about the possibility of expanding the existing allied Industry network to provide help and support for pig producers.

12th Dec 2018

NPANews

See Georgina's Nuffield presentation


Videos have been posted of all the 2018 Nuffield Scholarship presentations, including two specifically related to pig production. 

12th Dec 2018

NPANews

Is the pig industry ready for a no deal?


NPA producer and allied industry members are being urged to step up preparations for a ‘no deal’ Brexit, which could generate chaos across the farming sector from March 29, 2019.

11th Dec 2018

Prices

Rising production costs push producers back into the red


Following 32 months of profitability, rising production costs resulted in negative average pig margins in the third quarter of 2018. 

11th Dec 2018

NPANews

Consumers would be deterred by treated imports


Allowing imports of products like chlorine-washed chicken in a post-Brexit trade deal could negatively impact the UK meat industry, research shows.

10th Dec 2018

Brussels

NPA urges Prime Minister to 'bring home the bacon'


National Pig Association (NPA) chairman Richard Lister has written to Prime Minister Theresa May voicing his support for her Withdrawal Agreement.

10th Dec 2018

NPANews

Red Tractor advertising campaign boosts interest in the logo


An additional 1.4 million primary shoppers would buy Red Tractor food following the assurance scheme’s autumn advertising campaign, polling shows.

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