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11th Feb 2021

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"There are a lot of very unhappy pig farmers out there" - Zoe outlines pig industry situation on Jeremy Vine show


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has outlined the current problems facing the pig sector during an appearance on BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine Show today. 

11th Feb 2021

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Northamptonshire producer wins Farmers Weekly award


Pioneering Northamptonshire pig producer Charlie Thompson has won the Farmers Weekly Pig Farmer of the Year Award. 

11th Feb 2021

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More media coverage of pig sector 'perfect storm' - updated Feb 11


The current issues facing the pig sector continue to attract media attention, with NPA staff and members appearing on various outlets. 

10th Feb 2021

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Press release: NPA welcomes constructive roundtable discussions as pig sector stands at 'critical point'


The NPA has welcomed Defra’s support in addressing the ‘perfect storm’ of events that have left the pig sector in its most critical state for decades.

10th Feb 2021

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Forum latest - are we too dependent on the Chinese market?


In light of recent events in China and closer to home, the latest post on the forum questions the UK pig sector's reliance on the Chinese market.

9th Feb 2021

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NPA Red Tractor webinar tonight - register now!


The NPA is hosting a webinar tonight to give members a chance to question Red Tractor on proposed changes to its pork scheme standards. 

7th Feb 2021

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Still time to complete important state of the industry survey


We are asking all producer members to complete a very short anonymous survey, ahead of an important meeting with Defra today.

5th Feb 2021

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Forum latest - online survey request


The latest post on the forum is a request for members to take part in a survey on staff training to inform research at Harper Adams University. 

4th Feb 2021

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AHDB explains why heavy pigs are only having a limited impact on the SPP


AHDB analyst Duncan Wyatt has explained why the levy body has not removed heavy weights from the SPP. 

3rd Feb 2021

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Defra agrees to hold roundtable to discuss perfect storm hitting the pig sector


Defra has agreed to hold a roundtable meeting with the NPA and other parts of the supply chain to discuss the ‘perfect storm’ affecting the pig sector at the moment.