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21st Aug 2017

Brussels

David Black Award nomination deadline fast approaching


You have until Friday to submit nominations for the 2017 David Black Award, considered to be the pig industry’s highest honour.

21st Aug 2017

NPANews

Pigs to be slaughtered at Tulip Ashton plant following Brechin fire


Pigs eligible for Scotland's Specially Selected Pork brand, which would have been slaughtered at Brechin, are be slaughtered  at Tulip's Ashton abattoir.

18th Aug 2017

Prices

Off the boil


Some of the steam has come out of the pig market in the past few weeks with extra pigs around as well as a slightly more fickle demand for some parts.

18th Aug 2017

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


This week’s Brexit developments were dominated by the news that the Government revealed its intentions over future customs arrangements. 

18th Aug 2017

HealthWelfare

Forum post - ridiculous TB restrictions


We are having some ridiculous restrictions imposed on our farms, writes a Wiltshire vet on the forum. 

18th Aug 2017

Prices

Where does pork fit in the export top 10?


UK food and drink exports grew to £10.2bn in the first six months of this year, up 8.5% on 2016 and a record for the first half of the year. 

18th Aug 2017

NPANews

Members area query


We have a query for members in the members' area. 

17th Aug 2017

HealthWelfare

Pirbright awarded £2.4m to develop Nipah vaccine


A grant worth £2.4 million has been awarded to the Pirbright Institute to lead an international team developing a vaccine against Nipah virus (NiV).

17th Aug 2017

HealthWelfare

Producers urged to submit eMB data ahead of Red Tractor rule change


Pig producers are being urged to submit antibiotic data onto the eMB-Pigs database ahead of changes to Red Tractor rules.

16th Aug 2017

NPANews

Public backing farming post-Brexit vote


An overwhelming majority of the public are actively supporting the farming sector, according to the 2017 results of the NFU's Farmer Favourability survey.

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