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18th Oct 2018

Brussels

UK pig herd reaches 5 million, according to Defra forecasts


The UK pig herd increased by 1% to 5.0 million head, according to the June Agricultural Survey figures published by Defra.

18th Oct 2018

Prices

Global pork production forecast to grow by 1% in 2019


Global pork production will rise by 1% in 2019, according to the latest forecast from the United States Department of Agriculture predicts.

17th Oct 2018

NPANews

Eastern autumn regional summary - industry concerns discussed


Eastern regional chairman Rob Mutimer summarises last week's autumn regional meeting. 

16th Oct 2018

NPANews

South West autumn regional summary - key messages on tail biting and ASF


South West NPA chairman Andrew Freemantle gives his take on the recent autumn regional meeting. 

16th Oct 2018

NPANews

Red Tractor recruiting for Scheme Member Manager


Red Tractor is recruiting for a Scheme Member Manager, with responsibility for engaging with farmers and stakeholders. 

15th Oct 2018

Brussels

ASF confirmed on 20,000-pig farm in China


China has suffered its biggest and most serious outbreak of ASF as the disease was confirmed on a farm with nearly 20,000 pigs.

15th Oct 2018

NPANews

NPA AIG Member of the Year - voting closed


Voting is now closed for the NPA Allied Industry Group (AIG) Member of the Year award. 

15th Oct 2018

NPANews

BPA elects new chairman


Jane Mathews has been elected as the new chairman of the British Pig Association. 

15th Oct 2018

NPANews

Focus on tails at South Central Autumn Regional meeting


The South Central Autumn Regional meeting takes place on Tuesday night at Newbury, with a focus on tails. 

14th Oct 2018

Prices

Hard Times


Another testing week draws to a close with the SPP still in decline, losing another 0.42p to 146.79p.

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