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6th Jun 2019


Forum latest - US trade deal and Open Farm Sunday

The latest forum posts question whether pig farmers should be opening their gates this Sunday and respond to our article on a potential US trade deal. 

5th Jun 2019


Do not betray the pig sector in future US-UK trade deal - NPA

The NPA has urged the next Prime Minister to ensure any future trade deal with the US does not open our doors to pork that would be illegal to produce in this country.

5th Jun 2019


Volunteers for pig sustainability project wanted

Pig farmers are being urged to volunteer to take part in a research project to develop a novel way to assess the sustainability of pork production.

4th Jun 2019


Pig producers open their gates to the public

Pig producers across the country will be opening their gates to the public and showcasing the British pig sector at its finest on Sunday.

3rd Jun 2019


ASF confirmed in North Korea as spread across Asia continues

North Korea has reported its first case of African swine fever, as the spread of the virus across Asia continues. 

31st May 2019


Government must rethink labour shortage list - NPA

The NPA has criticised the decision by the Government's advisors on post-Brexit labour policy to sideline farming once again. 

31st May 2019


Puppet on a String

Finished prices are rather like our standing in the Eurovision Song Contest and lagging well behind where they should be.

31st May 2019


Members Area alert - animal rights activity

We have posted two updates on animal rights activity targeting pig farms in the Members' Area. 

30th May 2019


NPA welcomes significant reduction in antibiotic use in pigs

The NPA and other industry leaders have welcomed the latest figures showing another significant reduction in antibiotic usage in the pig sector.

29th May 2019


Pirbright enters into Belgian partnership to develop ASF antiviral drugs

The Pirbright Institute is entering into a partnership with a Belgian company to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African swine fever (ASF).