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18th Oct 2016


Pig industry to benefit from two Nuffield scholarships

The pig industry will have the benefit of the work of two Nuffield scholars, the Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust has revealed.

17th Oct 2016


Deputy chief vet praises NPA antibiotic stance

The Government’s deputy chief vet has praised the NPA for its ‘proactive’ response to the antibiotics issue.

16th Oct 2016


NPA's Georgina Crayford awarded Nuffield scholarship

Georgina will use the scholarship to consider how farmers could address the antibiotics issue. 

15th Oct 2016


Antibiotic usage on pig farms - an explanation

The NPA's senior policy adviser responds on behalf of the industry to some of the claims being made around antibiotic usage on pig farms. 

14th Oct 2016


Forum update - free farrowing debate continues

The debate on free farrowing is continuing on the NPA forum and is well worth catching up on.

14th Oct 2016


Camarthen Ham granted EU protected name status

Camarthen Ham has been granted protected name status by the European Commission, joining the likes of Melton Mowbray pork pies and Welsh beef on the list.

14th Oct 2016


Co-op launches new 100 per cent Scottish Ayrshire-style bacon range

The Co-op has launched a new 100 per cent Scottish Ayrshire-style bacon made from Specially Selected Pork as part of its commitment to supporting Scottish farmers.

13th Oct 2016


AHDB Pork issues further guidance on eMB-Pigs

AHDB has produced a step-by-step video to adding antibiotic usage into eMB-Pigs and will be hosting a webinar next week to offer further guidance.

13th Oct 2016


Reminder - East region NPA meeting taking place tonight

The Eastern regional NPA meeting will take place at Diss Rugby Club tonight, Thursday (October 13).

12th Oct 2016


Another pig unit development given green light despite welfare opposition

Another proposed pig unit has been given the go ahead despite opposition from local residents and animal welfare campaigners.