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8th Mar 2019

HealthWelfare

Pig Health Scheme is up and running - the key details


The revised Pig Health Scheme began operating this week. Here we summarise the key information you need to know. 

7th Mar 2019

NPANews

Give farming the educational respect it deserves, Longthorp tells politicians


Former NPA chairman Richard Longthorp highlighted the importance of developing skills in agriculture at a breakfast attended by MPs and peers in Parliament on Wednesday.

7th Mar 2019

HealthWelfare

NPA seeks answers on tail docking inspections


The NPA met APHA recently to seek more clarity on the introduction of a new inspection regime to address tail biting. 

6th Mar 2019

Brussels

Ignorant and self-serving - why pig farm trespass must not be allowed to happen again


The NPA was absolutely horrified by the ‘Meat the Victims’ sit-in staged on a Lincolnshire farm on Saturday.

6th Mar 2019

Westminster

NPA welcomes Robert Goodwill to Defra


The NPA has welcomed Yorkshire MP and farmer Robert Goodwill to Defra, after he was unveiled as the new Agriculture Minister.

5th Mar 2019

NPANews

"I was really, really frightened. I was scared and I was incredibly intimidated"


A member of the farming family invaded by around 200 vegan protestors has spoken of her shock and fear as the incident happened and the impact it had on her animals.

4th Mar 2019

NPANews

NPA seeking guidance on mass farm protest action


The NPA will be speaking to the police and seeking legal advice after 200 protestors descended on a Lincolnshire pig farm over the weekend.

1st Mar 2019

NPANews

A big thank you from the NPA to Nigel Penlington


The NPA has thanked Nigel Penlington for the huge contribution he has made to the pig industry over the past 14 years. 

1st Mar 2019

NPANews

NPA 'thoroughly disappointed' to learn continental ingredients have been used for 'Great British' brand


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies said she was 'thoroughly disappointed' to learn that a 'Great British' pork brand has been using continental ingredients.  

1st Mar 2019

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up - new Agriculture Minister wanted!


Now that we are less than 30 days behind the date to leave the EU – an outbreak of shock this week as we seemed to have some kind of clearer picture ahead!

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