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6th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Q2 Red Tractor eMB-Pigs deadline this week


Red Tractor scheme members are reminded that the deadline for getting data from second quarter of 2018 onto eMB-Pigs is August 11. 

6th Aug 2018

Brussels

Brexit chaos casts long shadow over 'encouraging' White Paper


In the latest edition of Pig World, the NPA's Ed Barker discussed what the latest Brexit developments could mean for the pig sector. 

6th Aug 2018

NPANews

Forum query - replacing straw


The latest forum entry is a query about alternatives to straw in outdoor farrowing arks. 

5th Aug 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


Now that we are in the season of parliamentary recess things in theory have gone a bit quieter in Westminster and Brussels.

4th Aug 2018

Prices

Some Like it Hot (but not pig farmers)


If only pig prices were as hot as the weather we would all be much happier although the SPP only moved marginally this week, dropping by 0.08p to 150.26p.

3rd Aug 2018

Brussels

African Swine Fever has reached China


Today China reported its first outbreak of African Swine Fever to the OIE. The outbreak occurred in the Liaoning Province (North East China) in domestic pigs and nine hundred pigs have been culled in an effort to control the disease.

3rd Aug 2018

NPANews

The pivotal events of 20 years ago that shaped our industry today


Stewart Houston, a leading figure in the British Pig Industry Support Group and a former chair of NPA and BPEX, looks back on the dramatic events of 20 years ago 

3rd Aug 2018

NPANews

'I just remember the sheer numbers'


For NPA chairman Richard Longthorp shares his memories of the events of 20 years ago. 

2nd Aug 2018

Brussels

Meat and Diary alternative sales Driven by Meat Eaters


Meat and dairy alternative sales are being driven more by meat-eaters looking to try something new and not vegans

2nd Aug 2018

NPANews

Come and join us at Countryfile Live


Writing in the latest edition of Pig World, NPA office manager Andrea Vickers looks to working with Ladies in Pigs for the first time. 

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