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2nd Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

New Pig Welfare Code comes into force - please read!


All pig producers are being urged to download and read the new Pig Welfare Code for England, which came into force on March 1.

2nd Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

Farmers sought to take part in animal welfare survey


Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is launching a survey to understand more about how farmers and members of the public view animal welfare. 

2nd Mar 2020

Prices

Supplies tight, demand 'steady side of good' - TVC


Supplies remain tight and demand is 'on the steady side of good', although Coronavirus continues to cast a shadow, according to Thames Valley Cambac. 

28th Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

Coronavirus needs putting in context. We also need to be ready for staff shortages


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies puts the Corobavirus outbreak into context and issues useful advice about potential staffing issues.

28th Feb 2020

Prices

Russian Roulette


Although UK pig prices have remained virtually becalmed at 162.73p, over the Channel, EU mainland prices have in many cases been rising. 

26th Feb 2020

NPANews

Minette Batters re-elected as NFU president,but changes in the top team


Minette Batters has been re-elected as President of the NFU for another two years.

26th Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

New research shows reduction in fat levels in pork


New research, based the first official testing for nearly 30 years, shows that fat levels in UK pork have dropped. 

25th Feb 2020

NPANews

Young NPA chair highlights pig sector import concerns at NFU conference


Young NPA chair Wes Udall received a strong ovation atthe NFU conference when he highlighted the pig industry's concerns over future trade deals.

25th Feb 2020

Environment

Grant funding available for slurry stores and lagoons


The NPA can confirm that once again, grant funding has been made available to pig producers for slurry stores and lagoons.

25th Feb 2020

Prices

Access to Mexican market moves a step clearer after UK visit


Market access to the lucrative Mexican pork market has moved a step closer, following a 'positive' inspection of the UK’s pork market by Mexican inspectors.

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