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18th Feb 2021

NPANews

Forum latest - advice needed on setting up new outdoor pig herd


The latest post on the forum comes from someone seeking advice for setting up a new outdoor pig herd. 

18th Feb 2021

NPANews

Why it is important for producers to respond to the Red Tractor consultation


Members have been urged to ensure they respond individually to the consultation on some important changes to Red Tractor's standards. 

16th Feb 2021

NPANews

More NPA interviews as media coverage of pig industry situation continues


The media continues to pick up on the problems facing the pig sector as NPA members and staff spread the word. 

16th Feb 2021

NPANews

Members' Area update - animal rights activity


The latest post in the Members' Area is an update on the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

16th Feb 2021

NPANews

Workshop on 'Fair, fresh and future-proof food systems'


The Food, Farming and Countryside Commission is inviting people from a range of backgrounds to participate in an online workshop.

15th Feb 2021

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Transport, Red Tractor, gene editing, BATs and more... the various consultations NPA is responding to


On top of everything else happening, the NPA is currently working on detailed responses to numerous significant consultations.

15th Feb 2021

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Mind Your Head campaign highlights actions to break down mental health barriers


The Farm Safety Foundation has launched its fourth Mind Your Head campaign to illustrate actions being taken to break down mental health barriers in farming.

13th Feb 2021

Brussels

EHC export guidance updated


The Export Health Certificate (EHC) guidance has been updated for pigs going to the EU or Northern Ireland for slaughter. 

11th Feb 2021

NPANews

"There are a lot of very unhappy pig farmers out there" - Zoe outlines pig industry situation on Jeremy Vine show


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has outlined the current problems facing the pig sector during an appearance on BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine Show today. 

11th Feb 2021

NPANews

Northamptonshire producer wins Farmers Weekly award


Pioneering Northamptonshire pig producer Charlie Thompson has won the Farmers Weekly Pig Farmer of the Year Award.