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25th May 2021

NPANews

The 2021 National Pig Awards are open for entries


The National Pig Awards are now open for entries, with the winners to be unveiled at an awards ceremony in London this autumn.

24th May 2021

HealthWelfare

EU Parliament Agriculture Committee backs cage ban - NPA reaction


MEPs have called for the European Commission to introduce new legislation paving the way for a ban on the use of cages in EU farming. 

24th May 2021

NPANews

Members' Area - COVID support grant


A Government scheme to support businesses severely affected by COVID-19 has been updated so that more businesses, including farmers, are eiligible. 

22nd May 2021

Brussels

NFU seeks 'urgent answers' over Government trade deal plans


The NFU is demanding 'urgent answers' from the government over its future trade policy as concerns over the proposed Australia deal grow.

20th May 2021

Prices

Pig prices continue to rise but soaring costs hit profit prospects


Pig prices continue to rise at a healthy rate, although high input prices mean most producers are continuing to operate at a loss, according to AHDB. 

19th May 2021

NPANews

Defra unveils proposals for lump sum retirement scheme


BPS claimants will be offered lump sum payments if they wish to leave the industry, under the reform of farm payments in England. 

19th May 2021

NPANews

Less than two weeks to submit final Defra productivity grant claims


Farmers are reminded that the latest round of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme (CPSG) will close on May 31. 

18th May 2021

Prices

Cranswick profits surge again


Cranswick has reported a 27% leap in a profits to around £130 million during the latest financial year on the back of ‘exceptionally robust demand’. 

18th May 2021

NPANews

NPA joins calls for Government to stand up for farmers in Australia and NZ deals


The NPA has joined other UK farming organisations in urging the Government to stand up for UK farmers in trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand.

17th May 2021

NPANews

Important survey for members


Members are asked to take a few minures to fill in a very important, and short, survey for the NPA.