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15th Jun 2018

Brussels

Defra aiming to publish Agriculture Bill next month


Defra Secretary Michael Gove has told MPs the Department is planning to publish the Agriculture next month. 

14th Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

CMO praises pig industry's antibiotic progress


The Government’s Chief Medical Officer has praised the UK pig sector for the progress it has made in reducing antibiotic usage but has stressed the job is still only ‘half done’.

14th Jun 2018

NPANews

Pig producers urged to take part in sustainability research project


Researchers from Newcastle University are looking for volunteers to take part in a research project on sustainability in pig production across Europe.

13th Jun 2018

Prices

NPA calls for more resource to promote British food


The NPA has called on the Government to dedicate more funding and resource to promoting British food abroad and securing trade deals.

13th Jun 2018

NPANews

270,000 people attended Open Farm Sunday


Initial estimates from organisers LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) indicate that more than 270,000 people visited a farm on Open Farm Sunday. 

12th Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

IfA workshop to explore antibiotic issue


Innovation in Agriculture (IfA) is hosting a free workshop this month to explain what antibiotic resistance means and why there is a need to reduce use antibiotics.

11th Jun 2018

Brussels

The NPA's post-Brexit vision for the UK pig sector - in summary


In its response to Defra’s Command paper on the future of food, farming and the environment, the NPA has set out a long- term vision for the pig sector.

11th Jun 2018

NPANews

National Pig Awards nominations are open


The 2018 National Pig Awards are open for entries.

8th Jun 2018

Prices

Trouble Ahead


Another fairly positive day for sellers in all sectors, although cull sow prices still have a lot of catching up to do.

8th Jun 2018

NPANews

Pig farmers getting involved in Open Farm Sunday


This Sunday will see hundreds of farmers across the country opening their door to the public for Open Farm Sunday, including a number of well-known pig farmers. 

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