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23rd Mar 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up - progress made! And fish


With almost exactly a year until official leave date for Brexit, we have had a week where actual tangible progress has been made.

23rd Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Denmark to build a wall to keep African Swine Fever out


Denmark and has announced plans to build a 43.5 mile fence on its border with Germany to keep out wild boar that may be carrying African swine fever.

22nd Mar 2018

Environment

New EA charges will hamper progressive pig businesses, NPA warns


New environmental permit charges published by the Environment Agency will add unjustified costs to pig farming businesses, the NPA has warned

21st Mar 2018

NPANews

Diary dates - NPA spring Regional Meetings coming up


It might not feel like spring yet... but the NPA's spring regional meetings are just a few weeks away. 

20th Mar 2018

NPANews

NPA welcomes new LIPs chair


The NPA has welcomed the appointment of a new chairwoman for Ladies in Pigs (LIPs).

19th Mar 2018

Brussels

NPA welcomes Brexit transition announcement


The NPA has welcomed a deal announced today on a 21-month transition period after we leave the EU.

19th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

No need to reinvent the wheel in addressing antibiotic challenge


NPA senior policy Georgina Crayford has challenged pig producers to consider making at least one change on their farm to use antibiotics more responsibly.

17th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Co-op to move to 100% outdoor bred pork


The Co-op has announced that from July all its own-brand pork products will be sourced from outdoor-bred pigs on RSPCA Assured farms.

16th Mar 2018

Prices

It's Getting Better


Although the SPP has only moved a fraction adding 0.05p to 145.71p, industry sources are indicating they feel that UK pig prices might be getting better as supplies tighten.

16th Mar 2018

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


All roads lead up to the next European Council meeting on March 22...

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