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7th Feb 2020

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up - has the Government got the message on tariffs?


2020 has, as expected gotten off to a quick start. Here is what we can make of the year so far... 

7th Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

How coronavirus could affect the Chinese pork trade


China’s coronavirus outbreak has had a limited impact on pork trade so far, but could create future challenges, according to AHDB analyst Bethan Wilkins.

7th Feb 2020

NPANews

Welcome to Genesus Inc!


The NPA would like to welcome breeding company Genesus Inc as a new member of the Allied Industry Group (AIG). 

6th Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

Why Greece's ASF outbreak comes as no surprise


Greece was expecting an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak and had stepped up surveillance, ahead of confirmation of the virus in the country for the first time. 

6th Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

African swine fever confirmed in Greece for the first time


African swine fever (ASF) has been found in Greece for the first time, the Greek media is reporting. 

6th Feb 2020

Environment

Farmers reminded about farming rules for water as spreading closed season ends


As the closed season for spreading manures on land ends, the Environment Agency has issued a reminder about the rules governing the process. 

5th Feb 2020

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


The latest post in the Members' Area outlines a potentially important development in the ongoing activist campaign targeting the pig sector. 

4th Feb 2020

Brussels

Agriculture Bill passes Second Reading


The Agriculture Bill has made it through the first stage of the legislative process, after MPs rejected an amenedment on import standards from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. 

4th Feb 2020

Environment

NPA response to the Defra review of the nitrates and slurry/silage storage regulations


NPA has responded to the Government's review of the nitrates and slurry storage regulations.

3rd Feb 2020

Brussels

Johnson describes concern over import standards as 'hysterical' as he insists there will be no 'race to the bottom on standards


Boris Johnson has insisted the UK will not ‘engage in some cut-throat race to the bottom’ when it comes to post-Brexit trade deals.

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