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2nd Apr 2020

Brussels

Ed: How we have responded to the unprecedented coronavirus situation


In the current issue of Pig World, NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker sets out how the NPA has responded to the coronavirus crisis. 

1st Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

African swine fever confirmed in Papua New Guinea


Papua New Guinea, the Pacific island north of Australia, has become the latet country to be affected by African swine fever (ASF).

1st Apr 2020

NPANews

Yellow Wellies publishes guidance for students for working safely on farms


The Yellow Wellies foundation has published fresh guidance, targeted at students, to encourage them to work safely on farms at this difficult time. 

30th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

APHA puts contingency plans in place to manage services


APHA is continuing to provide a diagnostic service for livestock, despite the restrictions put in place due to COVID-19. 

30th Mar 2020

Prices

Pig market 'functioning as normal' - TVC


While most of the country is in coronavirus lockdown, the pig market has continued to function as normal, according to Thames Valley Cambac.

30th Mar 2020

NPANews

Pig & Poultry Fair provisionally re-arranged for May 2021


The British Pig & Poultry Fair (BPPF) has been provisionally rescheduled for May 2021 after this year's event was cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis.

27th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

Eustice thanks 'hidden heroes' keeping the nation fed during coronavirus crisis


Farming Minister George Eustice has thanked the ‘hidden heroes’ across the food sector who are putting food on the nation’s plates during the coronavirus crisis.

27th Mar 2020

NPANews

Key workers' letter to show if stopped by the police


The NPA has created a template letter for members to prove you and your employees are key workers, if challenged by the police.   

26th Mar 2020

NPANews

NPA Security pack updated


We have updated the NPA Security Pack. 

26th Mar 2020

NPANews

UK December pig herd hits 16-year high


UK end-of-year pig numbers reached a 16-year high in December, totalling 4.7 million head, according to new Defra figures. 

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