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21st Nov 2017


AHDB publishes new guidance for taking water samples

AHDB has published two new Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for taking water samples. 

21st Nov 2017


Noteworthy industry stalwart stands for re-election to Allied Industry Group  

The British pig industry’s own minstrel-with-a-melodean has put his name forward for re-election to NPA’s Allied Industry Group.

20th Nov 2017


BVA expresses concern at animal sentience vote

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has expressed concern after MPs rejected recognition of animal sentience into UK law post Brexit. 

19th Nov 2017


Want someone to help with all your crucial campaigning? Then count me in! 

NPA is an effective voice for the industry and it has run many successful campaigns in the past, declares Peter Bryant, of A-One Feed Supplements.

18th Nov 2017


Market commentary: Carry That Weight

The SPP continues on its downward track losing another 1.12p to stand at 154.04p and weekly contribution prices have either stood on or eased back a touch.

17th Nov 2017

17th Nov 2017


Ed's Brexit round-up

The weekly roundup of the latest on the Brexit negotiations and what it all means for the pig sector. 

17th Nov 2017


Forum entry - Calling all Allied Industry members of the NPA!

I can't stress enough how important it is for the NPA to maintain its democratic ways, says Hugh Crabtree in a new post on the NPA forum. 

17th Nov 2017


Could you be the next chair of Ladies in Pigs?

Ladies in Pigs (LIPs) is looking for a social media savvy person to take over as its chair in the spring. 

17th Nov 2017


Baroness Neville-Rolfe announced as next chair of AFS

Former Minister and Tesco executive Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe has been appointed as the new chairman of Assured Food Standards (AFS).