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21st Jun 2019

HealthWelfare

Scientists announce breakthrough in search for ASF vaccine


Scientists at the Pirbright Institute have identified African swine fever virus (ASFV) proteins that can trigger an immune response in pigs.

20th Jun 2019

HealthWelfare

OIE confirms further spread of ASF in Asia


African swine fever (ASF) has reached another Asian country, with seven cases reported this week in Laos. 

20th Jun 2019

HealthWelfare

Swine Dysentery confirmed in Nottinghamshire


A new case of Swine Dysentery has been confirmed on a finisher unit in Nottinghamshire today.

19th Jun 2019

NPANews

Richard Longthorp and Hugh Crabtree awarded NPA Lifetime Fellowships (story updated)


Two of the most significant figures in the NPA's distinguished history have been awarded Lifetime Fellowships. 

19th Jun 2019

Prices

More pork plants set to be approved for export to China


More UK plants should be in a position to export pork to China by the end of this year, following a major step forward in the approval process.

18th Jun 2019

NPANews

Events that shaped the National Pig Association


As the NPA celebrates its 20th anniversary today, former NPA chairman and executive director Stewart Houston recalls some of the events that shaped the association and the pig industry. 

17th Jun 2019

NPANews

20 years of NPA celebrated with new book


NPA logo large"Don’t for a minute think yesterday’s heroes are a dying breed… we’re still turning them out today." 

17th Jun 2019

NPANews

Red Tractor looking for 'strong leader' to take on pig sector role


Red Tractor said it is looking for a strong leader to chair its pigs committee in what will be a pivotal role as the scheme undergoes significant changes. 

17th Jun 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - 'As producers we need confidence in our pricing structure and that is evaporating'


The latest forum entry looks at where the responsibility lies for the current pricing frustrations. 

14th Jun 2019

NPANews

Record entries prompt judges to pull forward closing date for Chris Brant Award 2019 


Nominations have been piling in for the Chris Brant Award 2019.

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