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4th Jan 2017


NPA chairman to discuss antibiotics on the One Show

NPA chairman Richard Lister is due to appear on the One Show later this week to discuss the use of antibiotics in pig farming.

3rd Jan 2017


Animal rights activity - a new tactic

We have been contacted by a worried producer who believes he has just been the subject of a new tactic by animal rights activists.

3rd Jan 2017


NPA chief exec urges UK pig sector to embrace its diversity

The UK pig sector should use its diversity to its advantage to gain a competitive edge in the global markets as a new post-Brexit world takes shape. 

3rd Jan 2017


2017 set to be 'a more positive year' for pig sector - Andersons

2017 looks set to be a ‘more positive year’ for the pig sector, with producer margins returning to the black, according to Andersons, farm business consultants.

2nd Jan 2017


BVA sends New Year message to vets in languages of 27 member states

At the start of a year which is likely to see Article 50 triggered, the BVA has sent New Year greetings to vets around the world in the languages of the EU. 

1st Jan 2017

1st Jan 2017


NPA chair's New Year message - we need a supply chain that values its suppliers

In his New Year message, NPA chairman Richard Lister calls for the supply chain to value its suppliers and urges the industry to stand firm against the 'bullies'.

31st Dec 2016


2017 - a unique opportunity for a new deal for farming

In his New Year message, NFU president Meurig Raymond said 2017 offered a unique opportunity to present a new deal for farming.

30th Dec 2016


Waitrose stocking new pork shoulder products

As debate continues around the issue of new product development in the pork sector, Waitrose is stocking some interesting new lines.

29th Dec 2016


Festive season reminder - remain vigilant!

Members are reminded to be extra vigilant during the festive period as previous history has shown units can be vulnerable to incursions at this time.