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15th Apr 2019

NPANews

South West Spring regional reminder


The South West Spring Regional meeting takes place at Exeter racecourse on Wednesday evening. 

15th Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

TRACES system to continue as a result of Brexit extension


The decision to delay Brexit for up to six months means the TRACES system will continue to be used for import notifications, Defra has confirmed.

15th Apr 2019

NPANews

Morgan family honoured for contribution to agriculture


The Morgan pig farming family have been recognised for their contribution to agriculture, including their ability the farming message across to the wider public. 

12th Apr 2019

Environment

Environmental permitting podcast


AHDB has released a useful podcast, featuring Environment Agency representatives, on changes to the environmental permitting system. 

12th Apr 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - when will our price rise? And Red Tractor advice


The latest posts on the NPA forum question what is happening with the UK pork price and deliver some useful tips on Red Tractor audits. 

12th Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

World Pork Expo cancelled due to ASF fears


The extent to which ASF is casting over the global pig sector has been highlighted by the cancellation of one of the industry's biggest events. 

12th Apr 2019

Brussels

Ed's Brexit Round Up


Delays, delays and can kicking. Think of Bill Murray standing, holding a microphone on day 50 of Groundhog Day.

12th Apr 2019

Prices

British pork to be showcased in Shanghai as China demand soars


Pork from Britain will be showcased at China’s most important meat trade exhibition next month, as the industry looks to build on record levels of exports in 2018.

11th Apr 2019

Brussels

Grant funding available for slurry stores and lagoons


The NPA can confirm that grant funding has been made available to pig producers for slurry stores and lagoons. Following a series of conversations with Defra, we are now aware that funding has been made available under the Countryside Stewardship Programme (CSS) capital grant options – with the intention of meeting water quality measures. Here we explain a little bit about the grants and if you may be eligible to apply for them.

11th Apr 2019

NPANews

Learn more about the Livestock Information Programme


The Livestock Information Programme (LIP) has published a new five-minute YouTube video explaining more about the programme. 

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