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6th Mar 2020

NPANews

Members area post - red diesel briefing


With rumours circulating that the new Chancellor Rishi Sunak might target red diesel in the forthcoming, we have posted a briefing in the Members' Area. 

6th Mar 2020

Prices

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Pig meat prices have remained on something of a plateau, with very little movement over the past seven days.

6th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

Defra Ministers hails gene editing potential in pigs


Defra Minister Lord Gardiner has highlighted the potential of gene editing to address one of the pig sector's most difficult diseases - PRRS. 

6th Mar 2020

Brussels

New RUMA leadership team announced


Catherine (Cat) McLaughlin, the NFU's chief animal health and welfare adviser, has been appointed as the new chair of the RUMA alliance.

5th Mar 2020

NPANews

AHDB research highlights uncertainty behind lack of investment in pig buildings


An industry survey by AHDB has highlighted a general lack of investment in pig buildings and infrastructure and provided insight into the reasons behind it. 

5th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

Chinese researchers hail 'promising' ASF vaccine breakthrough


Researchers in China have welcomed what they describe as 'very promising' progress in the search for a vaccine to protect against African swine fever (ASF). 

4th Mar 2020

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


We have posted an important update on the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector in the Members' Area. 

4th Mar 2020

Brussels

Bid to ban farrowing crates through Agriculture Bill rejected


An attempt by a Labour MP to insert an amendment into the Agriculture Bill banning farrowing crates has been rejected, as the Bill continues its path through parliament.

3rd Mar 2020

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


An update has been posted in the Members' Area on the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector.

3rd Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

Coronavirus to slow recovery of Chinese pig herd, says Rabobank


Global pork supplies will decline further this year as coronavirus delays the process of restocking the Chinese pig herd, Rabobank has predicted.

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