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14th Nov 2017

Brussels

Consistent messages on Brexit opportunities and threats


As the Government increasingly looks to engage directly with farmers on Brexit, the NPA is urging members to refer to a recently-published document.

13th Nov 2017

Prices

Brechin re-opens for business


The Brechin abattoir has re-opened for business after undertaking an extensive reconstruction programme following a major fire at the site.

13th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA urges members to become Antibiotic Guardians


The NPA is urging pig producers to sign up to become ‘Antibiotic Guardians’, as World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) gets underway.

13th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

Gove confirms compulsory CCTV in abattoirs next year


CCTV recording will become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England next year, Defra Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed.

11th Nov 2017

Prices

Market commentary: Just Hold On


After many weeks of falling prices, signs are starting to emerge of the rate of decline levelling out.

10th Nov 2017

NPANews

NPA launches new member survey


The NPA has launched a new survey for members, seeking feedback on how we have performed in delivering value for your membership. 

10th Nov 2017

NPANews

NPA producer group offers fulsome backing for Ladies in Pigs


The NPA producer group has voiced its full support for Ladies in Pigs, as the future of the organisation remains shrouded in doubt.

10th Nov 2017

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


Aside from ministerial resignations, scandals of various descriptions and wranglings over how far we are down the Brexit path... a quiet week in Westinster.

10th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

New Red Tractor eMB-Pigs requirement comes into force


A significant Red Tractor rule change comes into force tomorrow.

9th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic targets - meeting the challenge


There will still be a need for targeted prophalyaxis but routine prophylaxis should be rapidly phased out as the pig industry addresses its new antibiotic targets. 

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