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27th Jan 2021

NPANews

Forum latest - 'When can we expect our cheques?' and more requests for help and information


The last few days have seen a flurry of posts on the NPA forum seeking information and support from members. 

27th Jan 2021

NPANews

Deadline for responding to AHDB consultation looms


There just a few days left now to respond to the consultation on AHDB's new five-year strategy. 

26th Jan 2021

NPANews

NPA writes to Eustice over unprecedented challenges facing the industry


The NPA has written to Defra Secretary George Eustice to bring to his attention the unprecedented challenges the industry is facing.

26th Jan 2021

Environment

AHDB completes ammonia monitoring trials


AHDB has completed the its ammonia monitoring programme and has passed the findings onto Defra and the Environment Agency. 

25th Jan 2021

Brussels

Welfare at Transport consultation: deadline extended


Following a letter from NPA, and other industry groups, George Eustice has granted a four-week extension to the Defra Welfare at Transport consultation.

22nd Jan 2021

Brussels

Trichinella pork export testing requirement - Defra Q&A


Defra has provided an update on the requirement for pork and live pigs to be tested for tricinella as a condition for export to the EU.  

22nd Jan 2021

NPANews

Forum latest - does anyone keep old copies of the Yorkshire Post


The latest forum entry is a call out from Ladies in Pigs for anyone who keeps old copies of the Yorkshire Post. 

22nd Jan 2021

Prices

Higher carcase weights drive increase in UK pig production in 2020


UK pig meat production reached 984,300 tonnes in 2020, a 2.8% increase on 2019, driven by higher carcase weights.

21st Jan 2021

Environment

Flood warnings in place


Flood warnings are in place all over the country, as Storm Christoph brings heavy rain and snow.

21st Jan 2021

Prices

Carcase weights hit new high as SPP decline continues


Avergage carcase weights continue to rise, reaching a new record in the latest SPP sample, while prices go the other way.