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21st Nov 2019

Westminster

A Fair Deal For British Pig Farmers - NPA launches 2019 general election manifesto


The next Government must ensure the UK’s ability to produce high quality pork products is not fatally undermined by double standards in our post-Brexit trading arrangements.

20th Nov 2019

Brussels

RUMA chair writes to the Guardian to correct misleading claims


Gwyn Jones, chairman of the RUMA Alliance has written to the Guardian to correct claims made in an article about antibiotic use in farming. 

20th Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

Members alert - farm inspections


Zoe has posted an important notice in the Members' Area of the website concerning farm inspections. 

20th Nov 2019

Prices

Producer margins increase during third quarter


Pig producer margins increased to £7/head in the third quarter of 2019, the first time the industry has been in the black since the first quarter of 2018.

19th Nov 2019

NPANews

Who won the NPA Allied industry Member of the Year Award?


The NPA Allied Industry Member of the Year was announced at the National Pig Awards on Monday night. 

19th Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

More tests on wild boar in Poland as ASF discovered close to German border


The Polish authorities are carrying out further tests on wild boar after African swine fever was discovered just 70km from the German border. 

19th Nov 2019

NPANews

Colin Stone named as NPA Chris Brant Award winner


The name of Colin Stone was added to list of industry legends honoured for going the 'extra mile' when he was unveiled as the NPA Chris Brant Award winner. 

19th Nov 2019

NPANews

NPA chairman Richard Lister wins David Black Award


NPA chairman Richard Lister has won the coveted David Black Award, following in the footsteps of many great names in the British pig industry. 

15th Nov 2019

Prices

Mind the Gap


The gap between UK and EU pig meat prices and the difference between farm gate prices and retailers’ prices is starting to resemble a chasm. 

14th Nov 2019

NPANews

Defra grants available for diversification


Pig businesses looking to diversify, including into processing, have the opportunity to apply for Government grants of up to £750,000 until mid-February.

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