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28th Dec 2016


Looking forward to 2017 - reasonable outlook for first six months

AHDB Pork's market specialist manager, Stephen Howarth, outlines the market prospects for the year ahead, after a better end to 2016. 

27th Dec 2016


Red Tractor offers tips on scheme compliance

Red Tractor has published a 'Top Tips' flyer for producers to helping them to prepare for an assessment and avoid non-corformances. 

26th Dec 2016


Reminder on rodenticide rule change and options

The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use has reminded farmers about the options they have available following recent rule changes.

25th Dec 2016


Merry Christmas from NPA

Merry Christmas from everyone at NPA - enjoy your pork!

24th Dec 2016


Livestock sectors to set antibiotic objectives

The UK livestock sectors will define objectives to reduce, refine and replace antibiotic use over the coming months.

23rd Dec 2016


Meryl Ward to stand down as AHDB Pork chair

Lincolnshire farmer Meryl Ward has announced she will be standing down as chair of AHDB Pork at the end of March in order to concentrate on her business. 

22nd Dec 2016


Pig price continues to rise in run-up to Christmas

The UK pig price continued its upward curve in the run up to Christmas, although the latest increase was the smallest for some time. 

22nd Dec 2016


Animal rights activity - update

We have received details of suspected animal rights activity over the Christmas period and into the New Year. 

21st Dec 2016


Environment Agency grants permit for proposed Foston pig development

Midland Pig Producers is considering its options, after the Environment Agency granted the company a permit for a proposed largescale pig farm at Foston, in Derbyshire.

21st Dec 2016


eMB-Pigs entries reach 8 million mark

Data covering more than 8 million pigs across nearly 800 sites has been entered onto the eMB-Pigs system so far, the latest figures show.