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14th May 2018

NPANews

No need reinvent assurance wheel, Red Tractor tells Gove


Red Tractor has spelled out why it should continue to play a central role in promoting British agriculture after we leave the EU. 

12th May 2018

Prices

In the Summertime


The recent period of proper summer weather has come as a welcome relief and has also helped to stimulate barbecue demand after a long wet winter and spring. 

11th May 2018

NPANews

Industry bodies express concern over AHDB MLCSL sale


The NPA has joined other industry organisations in expressing concern over the planned sale of AHDB’s carcase grading services to a private sector company.

11th May 2018

NPANews

Members area alert for Suffolk farmers


A Suffolk producer has contacted the NPA with news of a night time incursion. 

11th May 2018

Brussels

Lords report echoes NPA concerns over post-Brexit trade


A Parliamentary committee has reaffirmed the NPA’s calls for the Government to ensure its post-Brexit trade arrangements do not undermine UK food producerrs.

11th May 2018

Brussels

NPA members urged to respond to Defra animal transport consultation


NPA members are reminded that they have less than two weeks to make their views known on another very important Defra consultation. 

11th May 2018

HealthWelfare

UK company gains accreditation for EU pig welfare partnership


UK-based continental meats supplier Winterbotham Darby has become the first company to gain accreditation for pig welfare across its European supply chain.

11th May 2018

Westminster

Defra Command Paper receives more than 44,000 responses


The NPA's 53-page submisission to Defra's ‘Health & Harmony’ Command Paper was one of more than 44,000 responses to the consultation.

10th May 2018

Brussels

BBC investigates ASF and risks posed by Forest of Dean wild boar


BBC Radio Gloucestershire ran an excellent feature on African swine fever and the risk the Forest of Dean wild boar population poses to the UK's pig population. 

9th May 2018

Westminster

Command Paper response: NPA sets out ambitious post-Brexit future for the British Pig sector


The NPA has submitted its response to Defra's 'Health and Harmony' Command Paper on the future of food and farming. 

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