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28th Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

Coronavirus needs putting in context. We also need to be ready for staff shortages


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies puts the Corobavirus outbreak into context and issues useful advice about potential staffing issues.

28th Feb 2020

Prices

Russian Roulette


Although UK pig prices have remained virtually becalmed at 162.73p, over the Channel, EU mainland prices have in many cases been rising. 

26th Feb 2020

NPANews

Minette Batters re-elected as NFU president,but changes in the top team


Minette Batters has been re-elected as President of the NFU for another two years.

26th Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

New research shows reduction in fat levels in pork


New research, based the first official testing for nearly 30 years, shows that fat levels in UK pork have dropped. 

25th Feb 2020

NPANews

Young NPA chair highlights pig sector import concerns at NFU conference


Young NPA chair Wes Udall received a strong ovation atthe NFU conference when he highlighted the pig industry's concerns over future trade deals.

25th Feb 2020

Environment

Grant funding available for slurry stores and lagoons


The NPA can confirm that once again, grant funding has been made available to pig producers for slurry stores and lagoons.

25th Feb 2020

Prices

Access to Mexican market moves a step clearer after UK visit


Market access to the lucrative Mexican pork market has moved a step closer, following a 'positive' inspection of the UK’s pork market by Mexican inspectors.

24th Feb 2020

Prices

TVC market update - Coronavirus an 'ongoing issue' for export trade


Coronavirus continues to hamper the pork export trade, according to the latest pig marketing summary from Thames Valley Cambac.

24th Feb 2020

NPANews

Members Area - animal rights activity update


We have posted an important update on the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector in the Members' Area. 

24th Feb 2020

NPANews

Members Area - news on NPA Safecall service


The latest post in the Members' Area provides an important update on the NPA's Safecall Service. 

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