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2nd Jun 2017

Brussels

AHDB to offer new training and skills help for pig sector


AHDB has outlined plans to introduce a new framework to help improve the skills of existing people in the industry, as well as attracting new talent.

1st Jun 2017

NPANews

Career opportunities with Quality Equipment


Career Opportunities with Quality Equipment

For over 50 years Quality Equipment has provided a comprehensive range of new and innovative products and buildings specifically designed to meet the on-going needs of modern pig farmers.  This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to expand and develop the company, as we look to recruit an Agricultural Livestock Equipment Sales Representative and a CAD Draughtsman

1st Jun 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA proposes proportionate approach to new antibiotic targets


The NPA is urging the Government to adopt a proportionate approach to new long-term antibiotic targets, as the formal negotiation process gets underway.

31st May 2017

HealthWelfare

Changes to Red Tractor standards - what you need to know


Red Tractor is reminding pig producers of changes to the pork scheme standards coming into force in October.

30th May 2017

Brussels

Danes launch new pork welfare labelling scheme


A new Government-backed welfare label based on a three-tier labelling scheme is being launched in Denmark at the end of May.

29th May 2017

Brussels

British pork showcased in China


British pork was on prominent display as more than 80,000 visitors from around the world visited China’s largest food trade exhibition, SIAL.

27th May 2017

NPANews

Nominations for the David Black Award are open


Who is going to be the next winner of what is considered to be the pig industry's most prestigious award?

26th May 2017

Prices

What Short Week? 


Pig prices are continuing on their upward track, with the SPP putting on a further 0.76p to stand at 159.21p. 

25th May 2017

Prices

Co-op extends British sourcing pledge to frozen range


The Co-operative has pledged to source all its own-label meat, including frozen and processed products from British farmers from 2018.

24th May 2017

Brussels

Cranswick results show significant revenue growth


Cranswick posted a significant growth in revenue in the last financial year, following its acquisition of Dunbia Ballymena.

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