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18th May 2018

NPANews

Big rise recorded in organic UK pig numbers


The UK’s organic pig herd nearly doubled in 2017, Defra figures show.

17th May 2018

NPANews

65 pigs killed in arson attack


Dozens of pigs have died in a suspected arson attack on a farm building in South Yorkshire.

16th May 2018

NPANews

Buoyant mood at Pig and Poultry Fair


There was an upbeat mood on day one of the British Pig & Poultry Fair.

15th May 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes 28% drop in pig industry antibiotic use in 2017


The UK pig sector is rising to the challenge, the NPA's Georgina Crayford said, after new figures showed a 28% drop in antibiotic usage last year. 

14th May 2018

NPANews

NPA at the Pig and Poultry Fair


It’s here again. British Pig and Poultry Fair week is upon us and we’re looking forward to a great couple of days at Stoneleigh.

14th May 2018

NPANews

No need reinvent assurance wheel, Red Tractor tells Gove


Red Tractor has spelled out why it should continue to play a central role in promoting British agriculture after we leave the EU. 

12th May 2018

Prices

In the Summertime


The recent period of proper summer weather has come as a welcome relief and has also helped to stimulate barbecue demand after a long wet winter and spring. 

11th May 2018

NPANews

Industry bodies express concern over AHDB MLCSL sale


The NPA has joined other industry organisations in expressing concern over the planned sale of AHDB’s carcase grading services to a private sector company.

11th May 2018

NPANews

Members area alert for Suffolk farmers


A Suffolk producer has contacted the NPA with news of a night time incursion. 

11th May 2018

Brussels

Lords report echoes NPA concerns over post-Brexit trade


A Parliamentary committee has reaffirmed the NPA’s calls for the Government to ensure its post-Brexit trade arrangements do not undermine UK food producerrs.

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