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17th Jan 2017


Prime Minister to signal departure from Single Market

Prime Minister Theresa May is epxected to signal that the UK will leave the Single Market, following its departure from the EU. 

17th Jan 2017


New avian flu restrictions in place in Lincolnshire

Restrictions have been put in place around another farm in Lincolnshire following confirmation of the H5N8 avian flu virus. 

17th Jan 2017


FAO forecasts 'more pressure' for pork prices

Global meat prices fell by 7 per cent year-on-year in 2016, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

16th Jan 2017


Important information on new NVZ designations

Defra has started to issue notices to farmers it believes now fall within Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ), following the latest re-designation.

14th Jan 2017


NPA heading to Downing Street for Brexit talks

The National Pig Association has been invited to Downing Street to outline its views and concerns ahead of crucial Government Brexit negotiations.

13th Jan 2017


Urgent - please fill in our survey to support the case for zinc

NPA is running a survey to gather information to back our case to retain the ability to use zinc in piglet diets.

12th Jan 2017


Members update

We have posted an update in the members' area. 

12th Jan 2017


APHA issues food waste warning to pig and poultry keepers

APHA has issued a warning farmers and smallholders not to feed catering or kitchen waste to pigs and poultry, even if they are being kept as pets.

11th Jan 2017


NPA calls for Adjudicator remit to be extended

The NPA has called for the remit of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) to be extended to cover the entire supply chain.

11th Jan 2017


RUMA funding triples as alliance leads antibiotic drive

Funding for the RUMA Alliance has more than tripled this year as it oversees the drive to reduce antibiotics on farms.