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2nd Dec 2017

Prices

Don't Bring me Down


Although the influential German producer price has remained at 1.45 EUR for the 6th week running, unfortunately UK producer prices continue to head south. 

1st Dec 2017

Brussels

McDonald's apologises for bacon shortage


McDonald's was forced to apologise to consumers today, after running out of bacon.

1st Dec 2017

NPANews

Work for UK to do on sow productivity


Sow productivity continues to limit the competitiveness of GB pig production, according to a new report from InterPIG.

1st Dec 2017

Westminster

Ed's Brexit round-up


Ed's Brexit round-up this week features his own appearance in front of MPs to give the pig industry's perspective on Brexit. 

1st Dec 2017

Environment

NPA to fight 'unjustified and unfair' proposed environmental permit charge increases


The NPA has joined forces with other farming organisations to urge the Environment Agency to rethink proposed new environmental permit charge increases. 

1st Dec 2017

NPANews

Where are we in the pig price cycle? We'll soon know....


There’s been such a tremendous response to our NPA election website Pig Cycle Poll, we’ll put the brakes on this weekend, and publish the results on Monday.

1st Dec 2017

Environment

Defra announces new rules to protect water quality


Defra has announced that new rules to protect water quality on farms in England will be introduced next spring. 

30th Nov 2017

NPANews

It's just one threat after another... but it was ever thus 


The latest candidate to step forward in NPA’s January elections is Paul Toplis, of AB Agri.

30th Nov 2017

Brussels

"You would export production" - NPA's Ed Barker issues Brexit trade warning


The UK could end up exporting its pig industry if cheap pork imports are allowed into the UK after we leave the EU, the NPA’s Ed Barker told MPs.

29th Nov 2017

Westminster

Watch Ed giving evidence to EFRA


NPA senior policy advisor Ed Barker outlined the NPA's key Brexit priorities when he gave evidence to a parliamentary inquiry today. 

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