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26th Jul 2019

Westminster

George Eustice is back at Defra


George Eustice is back at Defra only a few months after quitting his Ministerial role at the Department in protest at the Government’s Brexit policy.

25th Jul 2019

Brussels

UK market still 'dire', but medium-term prospects brighter


The UK pig market continues to be ‘dire’, although there is hope things will pick up in the second half of the year as Chinese demand is predicted to increase.

25th Jul 2019

NPANews

Could you benefit from a pig industry scholar?


Pig producers and allied industry companies are being urged to consider taking on a pig industry scholar under an industry initiative promoting careers in the sector.

25th Jul 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - research on use of iron in piglets


The latest post on the forum is a request for producers to take part in a research project on the use of iron in piglets.

24th Jul 2019

Westminster

Theresa Villiers replaces Michael Gove at Defra


Former Norhern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has replaced Michael Gove as Defra Secretary. 

24th Jul 2019

HealthWelfare

Why the pig industry uses farrowing crates


The UK pig industry is well-known for taking a proactive approach to welfare across the wide variety of production systems we have, particularly when it comes to farrowing.

24th Jul 2019

HealthWelfare

New case of swine dysentery confirmed in East Yorkshire


Swine dysentery has been confirmed on a finisher unit in East Yorkshire, as the worrying spread of the disease continues. 

24th Jul 2019

Brussels

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


There is a new post in the Member's Area regarding the latest incursions onto pig farms - with a surprising twist.

24th Jul 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - work on pig farm wanted


The latest post on the forum is from an Italian who has lived in England for nine years and wants to continue his career working with pigs. 

23rd Jul 2019

Westminster

NPA sets out pig sector priorities for Boris


The NPA has set out its five priorities for new Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he takes the helm at a critical time for the country – and the pig industry.

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