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2nd Oct 2017

NPANews

Red Tractor standards change this month - what you need to know


Red Tractor pork standards have changed, with most of the key changes coming in at the start this month. Here is what you need to know.

29th Sep 2017

Prices

Red Tractor appoints former Sainsbury's head of agriculture


Red Tractor Assurance has appointed Sainsbury’s former head of agriculture Sue Lockhart as its new head of assurance.

29th Sep 2017

Prices

Market commentary: Reasons to be cheerful...


Although pig prices are continuing to head south and the SPP lost 1.29p this week, this still compares favourably with a year ago. 

29th Sep 2017

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


It's been the Labour Party's turn in the spotlight this week. What did the NPA make of Brighton?

27th Sep 2017

NPANews

Company aims to take the fear out of social media


A new company has been set up to help farmers and rural business owners get to grips with social media training. 

26th Sep 2017

Environment

NPA calls on Defra to delay new emissions standards


The NPA is writing to Defra Minster Therese Coffey this week calling on her to delay the introduction of new emissions levels, which could unfairly penalise some pig farmers.

25th Sep 2017

NPANews

Pig Pro launched today


Pig Pro, the new training and development web-based tool for the pig industry, is launched to today.

25th Sep 2017

Prices

New TV pork marketing campaign launches today


A new pork advertising campaign designed to inspire consumers to make pork part of their midweek meal menu, will hit TV screens today (25 September).

22nd Sep 2017

Prices

There may be troubles ahead...


With the SPP still on the drift, losing another 0.59p this week to drop back to 162.33p/kg and German prices falling by a further 4 cents, it will come as no surprise to report that pig values remain on a downward track. 

22nd Sep 2017

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up - Florence reaction!


Ed's weekly Brexit roundup on the day Theresa May delivered her big speech. But did it live up Ed's expectations? 

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