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11th Apr 2022


Student veterinary placement near York wanted

A student from Bristol University is seeking a veterinary placement on a pig farm in the York area in July. 

7th Apr 2022


"We feel the government has completely abandoned us"

NPA member Cameron Naughton reflected the sentiments of many pig farmers on an excellent feature on the pig industry crisis by Channel 4 News.

6th Apr 2022


NPA press release: EFRA report on labour a wake-up call to Government

The NPA has called on the Government to work with the industry to address the labour issues that have crippled the pig sector over the past year.

5th Apr 2022


Producer highlights why soaring costs mean pig price must go beyond £2/kg

A pig producer has highlighted the impact of soaring input costs on their business to demonstrate why the pig price needs to increase beyond £2/kg.

4th Apr 2022


NPA fighting for the future of the pig industry

The NPA is continuing to push at all levels to get pig prices up to a level that ensures a future for pig production in the UK.

4th Apr 2022


NPA bangs the drum on ASF again to Government

The NPA has responded to the Government call for views on their biological security strategy to highlight the risk the national pig herd from ASF. 

1st Apr 2022


NPA South Central Regional meeting - a more positive mood

NPA kicked off this spring’s regional meetings with the South Central event on Wednesday, this time at a new venue in Donnington.

31st Mar 2022


Defra Farming Rules for Water update brings much-needed clarity

Defra’s clarification on the Farming Rules for Water (FRfW) should go some way to clearing up the confusion of last year. 

31st Mar 2022


Shape the Future - just hours left to register to vote on AHDB priorities

Levy payers have until midday today to register to vote on how their AHDB levy is spent in April. 

30th Mar 2022


Faster PCR TB test rollout begins

The new PCR test that will identify TB infection more quickly and simply in animals post-mortem has been rolled out in Great Britain.