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4th Jan 2018

NPANews

Time running out for NPA election nominations


There is still time to get your nomination in to stand in the NPA elections - but you will need to be quick. 

4th Jan 2018

NPANews

NPA spring banner competition - win a hamper!


The NPA has launched a competition to find an imaginative slogan to encourage the Great British public to buy Great British pork. 

4th Jan 2018

NPANews

Red Tractor standards recognised by rodenticide campaign


Red Tractor Assured farmers can continue to buy professional rodenticides without taking part in a stewardship training course.

3rd Jan 2018

Prices

What are the market prospects for 2018?


While 2017 brought a welcome return to profitability in the marketplace, 2018 looks set to be more challenging for pig producers.

3rd Jan 2018

NPANews

AHDB calls for agricultural productivity revolution


A revolution in agricultural productivity will be needed if we are to capitalise on Brexit, continue to feed ourselves as a nation, according to AHDB.

3rd Jan 2018

NPANews

Deerpark announces major Chinese frozen boar semen export deal


The UK has received its largest ever export order from China for frozen boar semen, in a deal which also involves training Chinese staff.

2nd Jan 2018

HealthWelfare

Red Tractor members caught out by eMB requirement


A total of 9% of Red Tractor Pork scheme members incurred non-conformances as a result of the new eMB-Pigs recording requirement.

2nd Jan 2018

Prices

2018 Agriculture Bill to shape future of farming


The new Agricultural Bill in 2018 will shape the farming industry for generations to come, NFU president Meurig Raymond said.

1st Jan 2018

NPANews

Red Tractor founder awarded CBE  


David Clarke, a founding member of Red Tractor Assurance, has been honoured with a CBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours.

1st Jan 2018

NPANews

Good Brexit deal a 2018 priority for the NPA


The new year brings many opportunities, chief among them negotiating a good Brexit deal for the pig industry, according to the's NPA chairman.

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