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21st Sep 2017


EA to review all environmental permits

The Environment Agency (EA) will review all existing environmental permits over the next four years, in response to new requirements for permit holders. 

20th Sep 2017


NPA autumn regional meetings - book your place!

The NPA autumn regional meetings start be underway soon, giving you the chance to catch up on the big issues facing the pig sector.

19th Sep 2017


Cheshire police appeal for information on pig theft

Chester police officers are appealing for information from the public after nearly 200 pigs were stolen from a farm near Frodsham in Cheshire.

19th Sep 2017


English pig herd up slightly in year to June

England's breeding herd remained stable in the year to June 1, although a small increase in the fattening herd took overall numbers close to the 4 million mark. 

18th Sep 2017


NPA and NFU call for extension of organic derogation

The NPA has joined forces with NFU and stakeholders across the industry to urge the European Commission to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry.

18th Sep 2017


NPA AGM on November 1

The NPA will hold its AGM on November 1 in London. 

15th Sep 2017


Market commentary: Glass Half Empty 

All the signs were there earlier in the week that prices would be facing something of a correction today, and they did. 

15th Sep 2017


Ed's Brexit round-up

Westminster is now back in full swing (for a short while at least) and there's plenty happening on the Brexit front. 

15th Sep 2017


Red Tractor pork changes from October 1

Red Tractor pork standards are changing this autumn, with most of the key changes coming in from October 1. Here is a summary of what you need to know. 

14th Sep 2017


Antibiotic advisory website updated

A website set up to promote responsible use of antibiotics on farms has been updated to provide farmers with a 'one-stop shop' on the subject.