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5th May 2018

Brussels

Red Tractor issues guidance on balcony systems


The Red Tractor pigs scheme has issued new guidance for scheme members considering balcony systems for housing pigs. 

4th May 2018

Prices

 'Helter Skelter' - When you get to the bottom you go back to the top...


Mixed prices across the board today. Although the latest SPP has gone up by 0.55p to 145.82p, unfortunately EU prices are heading south at an alarming speed.

4th May 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


Readers can be assured that this is most certainly not a period of quiet for the NPA, as any of you who have attended regional meetings will have seen.

4th May 2018

Prices

Pigmeat value rose by 21% in 2017, Defra figures show


The value of pigmeat produced in the UK rose by £230 million to £1,329 million, a 21% rise, on the back of higher prices in 2017, the latest Defra farm income estimates show.

4th May 2018

Brussels

MPs echo NPA concerns over future US trade deal


An influential committee of MPs has echoed many of the NPA’s concerns over potential future UK trading arrangements with the US after we leave the EU.

3rd May 2018

Brussels

NPA discusses importance of Irish cross border trade


The NPA has met with farming organisations from both sides of the Irish border to discuss the importance of maintaining cross-border trade in pigs.

3rd May 2018

NPANews

AHDB Pork appoints new Knowledge Transfer Senior Manager


AHDB has appointed a new Knowledge Transfer Senior Manager in the pork team.

3rd May 2018

NPANews

Forum update - Command Paper response


ForumWe are seeking views on the NPA's response to Defra's Health and Harmony Command Paper on the future of food, farming and the environment. 

2nd May 2018

NPANews

Survey exposes gulf in Sainsbury's and Asda pork sourcing policies


The latest AHDB Porkwatch survey tells a contrasting story when it come to the sourcing policies of Sainsbury's and Asda. 

2nd May 2018

Prices

Global pork production forecast to rise by 2%


Global production of pork is expected to rise by 2% in 2018, to 113.5 million tonnes, according to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.

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