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1st Jul 2021


European Commission confirms plans to ban cages in farming

The European Commission has confirmed that it will set out a legislative proposal to ban cages in farming, including farrowing, by 2023.

28th Jun 2021


YNPA Challenge 21 raises nearly £3,000 for charity - and counting

Members and supporters of the Young NPA covered more than 1,500 miles during a June charity challenge, raising nearly £3,000, and counting, for FCN.

28th Jun 2021


Defra publishes more information on new Farming in Protected Landscapes programme

Defra has published more information about the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme, which opens for applications from July 1.

26th Jun 2021


Members Area alert - animal rights activity

Members are urged to visit the Members' Area for an important update on the animal rights activity targeting the industry.

25th Jun 2021


New Pigs Today podcast features YNPA members discussing charity challenge and life as young pig farmers today

The latest Pigs Today podcast focuses on the YNPA Challenge 21 and some of the big issues currently facing pig businesses. 

24th Jun 2021


SPP up again, as weekly kill 16% up on last year

The EU-spec SPP rose by more than a penny again last week to average fractionally short of 157p/kg.

24th Jun 2021


Airbus-Boeing dispute truce brings relief on US pork tariffs

The 25% tariffs imposed on various EU exports to the US have been suspended for five years after a truce was agreed. 

22nd Jun 2021


Dingley Dell Cured named Champion of Champions at The British Charcuterie Awards

Dingley Dell Cured has been named the Star Award Champion of Champions at The British Charcuterie Awards 2020/21.

21st Jun 2021


RPA seeking producers for input into developing slurry treatment scheme

The RPA is looking for livestock farmers on slurry-based systems to provide input to the development of an online service.

18th Jun 2021


PIG meeting round up - soaring costs and labour shortages damaging industry confidence

High feed prices and a shortage of straw continue to be major concerns across the country, as margins remain under pressure, forcing some producers to quit the industry.