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11th Mar 2020

NPANews

New chair of AHDB unveiled 


Defra has appointed Nicholas Saphir, who has played a major role in building the organic dairy co-operative OMSCo, as the new chair of AHDB.

10th Mar 2020

NPANews

Coronavirus: NFU London rally postponed but 'business as usual' for now for Pig & Poultry Fair


The NFU has postponed its London rally, while the organisers of the British Pig & Poultry Fair have issued a 'business as usual' message, amid concerns over coronavirus.  

10th Mar 2020

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


An update has been posted in the Members' Area on the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

9th Mar 2020

NPANews

Highest December pig numbers for 12 years recorded in England


The number of pigs in England at the end of 2019 reached the highest level in 12 years, according to the latest Defra survey figures. 

9th Mar 2020

NPANews

Farmers Weekly Awards open for entries


The search is on for the best pig farmers in the country as the Farmers Weekly Awards open for nominations.   

9th Mar 2020

Brussels

A warm welcome to a new AIG member


The NPA is pleased to welcome Leyton as a new allied industry member. 

6th Mar 2020

NPANews

Members area post - red diesel briefing


With rumours circulating that the new Chancellor Rishi Sunak might target red diesel in the forthcoming, we have posted a briefing in the Members' Area. 

6th Mar 2020

Prices

Medicine Jar


Pig meat prices have remained on something of a plateau, with very little movement over the past seven days.

6th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

Defra Ministers hails gene editing potential in pigs


Defra Minister Lord Gardiner has highlighted the potential of gene editing to address one of the pig sector's most difficult diseases - PRRS. 

6th Mar 2020

Brussels

New RUMA leadership team announced


Catherine (Cat) McLaughlin, the NFU's chief animal health and welfare adviser, has been appointed as the new chair of the RUMA alliance.

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