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13th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

African swine fever confirmed in Belgium


African swine fever has been confirmed in Belgium, representing a hugely worrying leap of the virus into western Europe.

13th Sep 2018

NPANews

Red Tractor advertising campaign underway


Red Tractor’s first ever national TV advertising campaign got underway yesterday, during an episode of popular soap Emmerdale.

13th Sep 2018

Prices

Next phase of AHDB pork advertising campaign about to begin


The latest phase of AHDB's ‘Pick Pork’ advertising campaign will appear on TV screens from Monday (September 17).

12th Sep 2018

Westminster

Agriculture Bill offers opportunities for the pig sector - NPA


The NPA has welcomed the publication of the Agriculture Bill, setting out the framework for a significant shift in farm policy after we leave the EU.

12th Sep 2018

Westminster

Agriculture Bill sets out post-Brexit farm policy


Defra Secretary Michael Gove will publish the Agriculture Bill Today, setting out a post-Brexit framework for agriculture policy in England.

12th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

#VaccinesWork - new campaign launched to encourage better vaccine use


A new campaign has been launched to encourage more effective use of vaccination across the livestock industry.

10th Sep 2018

Brussels

Red Tractor to introduce 'modular standards' in major shake-up


Red Tractor has announced plans for the biggest shake-up in the assurance scheme’s 19-year history in a bid to turn it into the ‘flagship of British food and farming’.

10th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

CMO praises pig industry antibiotic success again


The UK’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has again praised the work of the pig sector in reducing and refining antibiotic use.

10th Sep 2018

Brussels

Why we need greater awareness of LA-MRSA in the pig industry


Prevalence of LA-MRSA is believed to be low in the UK pig, but there is a need for greater awareness of the problem within the industry.

8th Sep 2018

Prices

No particular place to go


A rather underwhelming day for sellers with the SPP continuing its downward drift and dropping by 0.43p to 148.28

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