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29th Nov 2017

Prices

Vitamin prices to rise following German plant fire


A major fire at one of the world’s primary suppliers of vitamins A and E will put pressure on supplies next year, a feed company has warned. 

29th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

Vet letter signed by 1,200 seeks clarity on animal welfare


The fall out from the vote over animal sentience continued, after nearly 1,200 vets and veterinary nurses signed a letter calling for clarity on the issue.  

29th Nov 2017

NPANews

If there's an elephant in the room... he's the one who'll draw attention to it 


The Midlands region has its first Producer Group candidate for the January elections.

28th Nov 2017

NPANews

So where do you think we are in the cycle?


As prices continue to fall, where do you think we are in the pig cycle, right now?

28th Nov 2017

Brussels

Hard Brexit forecast to cut EU pigmeat value by €2.3 billion


A hard Brexit would reduce the value of EU pigmeat production by €2.3 billion according to a new report published this week.

28th Nov 2017

Westminster

Industrial Strategy presents opportunities for agriculture - NPA


The NPA has welcomed the publication of the Government's Industrial Strategy, which sets out plans to provide incentives to adopt new technologies. 

28th Nov 2017

Environment

EA to explain proposed new water discharge charges


The Environment Agency has developed a charging scheme specifically for EPR water discharge and groundwater activities.

28th Nov 2017

NPANews

I still get my hands dirty of a daily basis


Yorkshire producer Phil Stephenson, current chairman of NPA Producer Group, is standing for re-election.

27th Nov 2017

Environment

Webinar tonight to explain permitting changes


AHDB and the Environment Agency (EA) are hosting a webinar tonight to explain how changes to environmental permitting could affect pig producers.

27th Nov 2017

Westminster

MPs highlight concerns of pig sector over EU labour


A cross-party group of MPs has reiterated the NPA's concerns over future access to EU labour during a parliamentary reception. 

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