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12th Feb 2018

NPANews

Strategic Farm application deadline this week


Pig producers wishing to put themselves forward for AHDB's Strategic Farm programme now have just a few days to do so. 

11th Feb 2018

Brussels

Food and farming industry set out Brexit priorities


Thirty-six organisations representing the UK’s food and farming industry, including the NPA, have issued a joint Brexit statement. 

9th Feb 2018

HealthWelfare

February 11 eMB-Pigs reminder


Producers are reminded that antibiotic data for the fourth quarter of 2017 must be uploaded onto the eMB-Pigs database by February 11. 

9th Feb 2018

Prices

Always Look on the Bright Side


Although the SPP edged down by a gnat’s crochet, losing 0.03p to stand at 146.8p/kg, European mainland prices are painting a somewhat brighter picture.

9th Feb 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


If proof were needed that we really are lurching from one position to another, then this week is it.

9th Feb 2018

HealthWelfare

BBC puts the spotlight on African Swine Fever


The BBC has put the spotlight on African Swine Fever (ASF), which is currently spreading across large parts of Europe.

9th Feb 2018

NPANews

Pig keeper handed suspended prison sentence


A Suffolk pig keeper has received a suspended prison sentence after admitting to the mistreatment of his pigs at a farm in east Suffolk.

8th Feb 2018

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic figures highlight post-Brexit trade risks


The use of antibiotics in US pig farming is twice as high as in the UK, according to the Alliance to Save our Antibiotics.

8th Feb 2018

Prices

Global pork supply to rise in first quarter of 2018


Global pork supply is forecast to increase further in the first quarter 2018, mainly driven by the US, Canada, and Brazil.

7th Feb 2018

NPANews

New equipment grants available - but limited options for pigs


Grants of up to £12,000 will be available to buy new farm equipment under a new £60m grants scheme announced today by George Eustice.

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