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6th Feb 2020

Environment

Farmers reminded about farming rules for water as spreading closed season ends


As the closed season for spreading manures on land ends, the Environment Agency has issued a reminder about the rules governing the process. 

5th Feb 2020

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


The latest post in the Members' Area outlines a potentially important development in the ongoing activist campaign targeting the pig sector. 

4th Feb 2020

Brussels

Agriculture Bill passes Second Reading


The Agriculture Bill has made it through the first stage of the legislative process, after MPs rejected an amenedment on import standards from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. 

4th Feb 2020

Environment

NPA response to the Defra review of the nitrates and slurry/silage storage regulations


NPA has responded to the Government's review of the nitrates and slurry storage regulations.

3rd Feb 2020

Brussels

Johnson describes concern over import standards as 'hysterical' as he insists there will be no 'race to the bottom on standards


Boris Johnson has insisted the UK will not ‘engage in some cut-throat race to the bottom’ when it comes to post-Brexit trade deals.

3rd Feb 2020

NPANews

More than 370 complaints over 'How to Steal Pigs' programme


Media watchdog Ofcom has received more than 370 complaints about the controversial Channel 4 programme ‘How to Steal Pigs and Influence People’.

3rd Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

RUMA welcomes 'helpful' new antibiotic categorisation advice


The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published helpful new advice on the risk categorisation of antibiotics for use in animals. 

31st Jan 2020

NPANews

Forum latest - invitation to take part in interesting research project


The latest post on the forum comes from Phil Stephenson, who is encouraging producers to take part in a new research project on sustainability. 

30th Jan 2020

Brussels

NPA submits complaint to Ofcom over 'How to Steal Pigs' programme


NPA has submitted a formal complaint to Ofcom regarding the Channel 4 programme ‘How to Steal People and Influence People’. 

30th Jan 2020

HealthWelfare

UK and Australia join forces in African swine fever exercise


The UK and the New South Wales government in Australia will collaborate this week on a joint, simulated exercise to practice biosecurity measures in the event of an ASF outbreak. 

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