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16th Mar 2018

Brussels

Eastern European workers less interested in UK - says Google


The UK agricultural industry is becoming a less attractive place to work for Eastern European workers, data from Google suggests.

15th Mar 2018

NPANews

Could you be an Antibiotic Guardian award winner


Entries are open for the Antibiotic Guardian awards - and we would like to see some entries from the pig sector!

14th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Wayland to move all sows outdoors


Wayland Farms will be moving all its sows outdoors within the next 18 months.

13th Mar 2018

Westminster

Defra increases staff numbers to deliver Brexit


Defra has taken on an extra 1,200 staff to work on Brexit, reversing years of declining staff numbers.

13th Mar 2018

Brussels

NPA outlines why we need continued access to EU labour post-Brexit


Brexit has simply exacerbated an already deteriorating situation regarding the ability of the pig sector to attract labour, the NPA has told MPs. 

12th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA responds to calls for compulsory production system labelling


The NPA has outlined why it could not support any move towards compulsory labelling of system of production without two significant concerns being addressed.

12th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

AHDB to transfer meat classification business to HallMark


AHDB is in advanced talks with private business HallMark Veterinary Compliance Services about taking over its commercial meat classification subsidiary.

9th Mar 2018

Prices

Piggies


Mixed messages from the market place with UK prices generally improving but unfortunately this week the influential German price headed south.

9th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA calls on Defra to simplify draft pig welfare code


The NPA has called on Defra to simplify its draft statutory animal welfare code and reduce it in length.

9th Mar 2018

Prices

Adjudicator survey open to direct supermarket suppliers


Companies that supply supermarkets directly are being asked to complete the Groceries Code Adjudicator's latest annual survey. 

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