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13th Jun 2017

Westminster

NFU letter to Gove stresses importance of good Brexit deal


The NFU has written to new Defra Secretary Michael Gove, stressing the importance of a good Brexit deal for UK agriculture.

13th Jun 2017

NPANews

More problems at RSPCA as chief executive departs


The RSPCA’s chief executive Jeremy Cooper has left his position after just one year in the role, indicating further turmoil at the charity.

12th Jun 2017

Westminster

NPA responds to Gove appointment


The NPA has responded to the surprise appointment of Michael Gove as Defra Secretary, promising to work with him to secure a fair deal for the pig industry. 

11th Jun 2017

Westminster

Gove in at Defra


One of the biggest names in British politics, Michael Gove, has been appointed as Secretary of State at Defra in a surprise return to frontline politics.

9th Jun 2017

Prices

Prices moving on up... but approaching a plateau?


Another positive day for sellers and, although prices are approaching a plateau for the time being, pig numbers remain tight and demand is firm.

9th Jun 2017

HealthWelfare

Game-changing new technology could reduce need for antibiotics in pigs - and humans


New research could open the door to a ‘game-changing’ new approach to tackling disease in pigs and humans, reducing global reliance on antibiotics. 

9th Jun 2017

Westminster

NPA - industry leadership more important than ever in wake of election result


The uncertainty created by the shock General Election result, particularly over Brexit, will be felt within the farming sector, the NPA has warned.

9th Jun 2017

NPANews

Trotters to China - query answered


AHDB's Mick Sloyan has provided an update on the moves to secure access for sales of trotters to China. 

8th Jun 2017

Environment

Date for the diary - important environmental permitting meetings


The first in a series of important meetings looking at changes to environmental permitting for pig producers will take place later this month. 

8th Jun 2017

NPANews

General Election Wall of Fame reminder


On polling day, here's a reminder of what's in the NPA manifesto and which candidates are backing the British pig industry. 

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