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10th Jul 2018

NPANews

Farming remains most dangerous occupation in the UK


Agriculture remains the most dangerous industry in the UK, with fatal injury rates far outstripping all other occupations.

10th Jul 2018

NPANews

New Rural Crime reporting service launched


The NFU has launched a new service enabling farmers and the public to give information anonymously about rural crime.

9th Jul 2018

Brussels

NPA gives 'cautious welcome' to Brexit agreement


The NPA has given a ‘cautious welcome’ to the Brexit agreement reached by the cabinet that would retain most of the current EU rules on agricultural goods.

9th Jul 2018

HealthWelfare

Pirbright to work on ASF vaccine for wild boar


The Pirbright research institute has announced new funding for research into new ways to protect pigs from African swine fever, including a vaccine for wild boar.

9th Jul 2018

NPANews

NPA to continue to support EPP representation


The NPA will continue to support UK representation on the European Pig Producers, through UK branch chairman, Lancashire farmer David Goodier.

8th Jul 2018

Prices

The Sun is Burning


Prices have continued at generally similar levels although the SPP nudged up a modest 0.28p to stand at 150.31p and most weekly contribution prices have remained at similar levels.

6th Jul 2018

Westminster

Ed's Brexit round-up - Chequers special!


After a fairly standard week in politics, Thursday evening witnessed something of an explosion of activity from Number 10, rippling its way around all of Whitehall.

6th Jul 2018

Brussels

'We are committed to great value pork and source British wherever possible' - Asda


Asda said it was committed to supplying ‘great value’ pork and sources British ‘wherever possible’, following criticism from NPA. 

6th Jul 2018

Brussels

Pigs, whisky and glorious weather


NPA recently took a small group of Young NPA members to Scotland for what turned out to be an informative and fun couple of days.

5th Jul 2018

HealthWelfare

eMB-Pigs - have you submitted Q1 antibiotic data?


Red Tractor pig producers are being urged to check they have uploaded their antibiotic data for the first quarter of 2018, even if they have not used any antibiotics.

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