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7th May 2020

Prices

Take it to the Limit


Another challenging week in the pig world is drawing to a close, with a hint of TGIAF (thank God it’s almost Friday) as far as pig marketing is concerned.

7th May 2020

HealthWelfare

A summary of business support during the COVID-19 crisis


The NPA's Rebecca Veale has put together a comprehensive summary of what is on offer in the Government's various COVID-19 support schemes. 

7th May 2020

Brussels

How farmer-vet dialogue can ease some of the COVID-19 strain


In the latest in our series on the mental health implications of the COVID-19 outbreak, pig vet Gemma Thwaites explains how dialogue beween farmer and vet can help

6th May 2020

HealthWelfare

The impact of COVID-19 on PPE supplies for agriculture


NFU farm safety and transport adviser Tom Price has written a comprehensive article about the impact of COVID-19 on personal protective equipment (PPE) on farms. 

6th May 2020

NPANews

COVID-19 - a time to support and look out for each other


The NPA's Rebecca Veale and Rob Mutimer explain why the pig sector needs to be looking out for each other at this time.

6th May 2020

NPANews

Tesco uses indoor pork for Finest range in response to COVID-19 bacon demand surge


The dramatic recent shift in consumer habits has prompted Tesco to give processors a derogation to allow them to use Red Tractor indoor pork for its Finest range.

6th May 2020

NPANews

Free webinar on Government funding schemes


The Food and Drink Federation is hosting a useful webinar today, presented by Lloyds Bank experts, on the Government's COVID-19 schemes. 

5th May 2020

NPANews

NPA sets out COVID-19 priorities to parliamentary inquiries


The NPA has highlighted the need to keep the pig supply chain moving and the ongoing importance of maintaining international trade in two submissions to parliamentary COVID-19.

5th May 2020

NPANews

Still time to register for NPA Webinar today!


There is still time to register for the second NPA webinar, which will take place at 3pm on today. 

5th May 2020

HealthWelfare

India reports first case of African swine fever


India has reported its first case of African swine fever (AFS), as the virus continues its global spread.