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22nd Feb 2020

Prices

Turn the Corner


Although the SPP has only moved by a gnats crochet, putting on 0.04p to stand at 162.78p, the influential German producer price continues to rise.

21st Feb 2020

Brussels

New training body to drive improvements in agriculture skills and training


The UK farming sector needs to embrace a new drive to recognise professionalism and train the industry to be fit for the future, according to a new report. 

21st Feb 2020

Prices

UK pork exports reached record levels in 2019


UK pork exports reached record levels in 2019, increasing by 9% to reach 378,000 tonnes, including offal, worth £609 million in total.

21st Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

Pirbright and UCL researchers map ASF genome


Scientists at the Pirbright Institute and UCL have mapped genes across the ASFV genome, which they hope will help in the search for a vaccine and antiviral drugs to control the virus.

20th Feb 2020

NPANews

Members' Area - new post


Members are urged to click through to the Members' Area to view a message from NPA chief executive Zoe Davies. 

20th Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

New Pig Welfare Code to come into force on March 1


The new Code of Practice for the Welfare of Pigs in England will come into force on March 1.

20th Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

Farrowing crate survey - last chance today!


NPA members, if you haven't yet completed our farrowing crate survey, there is still time to so - jus!

20th Feb 2020

Environment

NPA backs calls calls for three-crop rule derogation


The NPA is backing a call by UK farming organisations for a derogation on the three-crop rule to manage the impact of the recent flooding. 

19th Feb 2020

Westminster

Government unveils new immigration policy


Today, the Government released details of its future immigration policy, as the UK operates outside of the EU. Setting out a new points based system, the Home Office said EU and non-EU citizens coming to the UK would be treated equally after UK-EU free movement ends on 31 December.

19th Feb 2020

NPANews

London rally for the future of farming


The NFU invite you to join a farming rally in London on Wednesday 25 March 2020. 

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