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1st Mar 2018

Prices

EU pig herd grew by 2% in 2017


The EU pig population grew by 2% during, according to the latest census results published by Eurostat.

1st Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Straw burning plants contributing to 'severe straw shortages'


Increased demand from straw-burning power stations has exacerbated the impact of a poor 2017 harvest, resulting in the current 'severe shortages' of straw. 

28th Feb 2018

NPANews

NPA election results - who made it onto PG and AIG?


The NPA elections have seen a number of new faces elected to sit on the association two representative bodies. 

27th Feb 2018

Westminster

NPA welcomes Gove's public goods support reforms


Michael Gove’s reform of England’s farm support system will provide opportunities for the pig sector, according to the NPA.

27th Feb 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - in praise of the Morgan sisters


The second instalment of BBC Radio 4's 'Pig Week' on the Morgan sisters' farm was aired this morning. 

27th Feb 2018

HealthWelfare

Formaldehyde banned as feed additive


Formaldehyde has been banned as a feed additive in the EU from today.

26th Feb 2018

Westminster

New NFU president outlines her vision for agriculture


New NFU president Minette Batters has called on the Government to put farming at the heart of its Brexit negotiations in her first major speech in the role.

26th Feb 2018

NPANews

Farming Today on a pig farm all week


Farming Today is being broadcast from a pig farm in East Yorkshire all week. 

23rd Feb 2018

Prices

Little by Little


As the song title suggests, prices are starting to show slightly firmer price trends with the SPP actually going up for once by a modest 0.15p. 

23rd Feb 2018

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


A distinctly hectic week for the NPA, as it was the NFU conference that took centre stage.

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