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30th Mar 2017

Brussels

Pig farmers urged to take part in new Brexit labour survey


Pig farmers are being urged to take part in a new survey seeking to gauge the implications of Brexit for UK agriculture's supply of labour. 

30th Mar 2017

Brussels

Focus of future domestic farm policy dependent on trade deal


The focus of a future domestic farming policy will depend on the outcome of any trade deals the UK secures for its post-Brexit future, according to the NFU.

29th Mar 2017

Brussels

NPA vows to fight to protect post-Brexit UK welfare standards


The NPA has insisted the UK’s high animal welfare standards must not be lowered in pursuit of new trade deals and a post-Brexit cheap food agenda.

28th Mar 2017

Prices

Karro to be acquired by private equity company


Karro Food Group is to be acquired by private equity firm CapVest, the company has confirmed.

28th Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

Red Tractor vets must be PVS members from October 2017


All vets registered under the Red Tractor Assurance Scheme for pigs must be members of the Pig Veterinary Society (PVS) from 1 October.

27th Mar 2017

Brussels

NPA spring regionals kick off with focus on antibiotic targets


The NPA’s spring regional meetings kick off this week, giving you the opportunity to make your voice heard on forthcoming antibiotic targets.

27th Mar 2017

Brussels

Brexit food supply chain coalition calls for EU free trade deal


A coalition of leading food supply chain trade bodies has called on the Government to ensure it secures a two-way tariff-free trade deal with the EU after we leave the union.

27th Mar 2017

Brussels

Forum latest - zinc oxide debate


An interesting debate is unfolding on the forum about the issues around zinc oxide use today and the options in future once the product goes. 

24th Mar 2017

Prices

Mind the Gap - Peter Crichton commentary


Another positive week for sellers with the SPP putting on 0.86p to stand at 151.04p and weekly contribution prices also rising by up to 3p/kg.

23rd Mar 2017

Brussels

UK pig herd growing, according to December survey


The UK pig herd grew by 3% in 2016, including a 2% increase in the female breeding herd, according to the latest Defra survey figures.

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