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17th Jan 2019

Environment

New calculators to help permitted pig and poultry farmers


New calculators to help pig and poultry farmers demonstrate compliance with new permitting rules will be available soon.

16th Jan 2019

Brussels

Producer Group sets out No Deal Brexit concerns


The NPA Producer Group has highlighted the potentially severe implications of a Brexit ‘No Deal’ for the pig sector.

16th Jan 2019

NPANews

£2.5m AHDB pork advertising campaign back on TV screens 


The latest phase of AHDB’s £2.5 million Midweek Meal campaign is back on our screens this week, with a fous on the health benefits of eating pork. 

15th Jan 2019

Brussels

NPA urges MPs to avoid 'No Deal' catastrophe


The NPA has reminded MPs of the potentially catastrophic implications of a Brexit ‘No Deal’ for the pig sector, ahead of a potentially defining Brexit vote today.

14th Jan 2019

Environment

NPA welcomes Defra commitment to working with industry on Clean Air strategy


Farmers will face new restrictions on the storage and use of fertilisers and manure, under the Government’s new Clean Air strategy, which was published today.

14th Jan 2019

HealthWelfare

New responsible antibiotic use guidelines published


The Pig Health and Welfare Council (PHWC) has recently published a set of guidelines on responsible use of antibiotics.

11th Jan 2019

NPANews

Members urged to prepare for digital VAT switch


NPA chairman Richard Lister recently attended a meeting at which the Government’s plans for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT were discussed.

11th Jan 2019

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up - a year of unknowns


Welcome to 2019 – a year of unknowns. In Ed's latest summary of the state of play with Brexit, he tries to unpick what might happen next week. 

10th Jan 2019

NPANews

Members' Forum - discussing tail docking and castration


The latest posts on the NPA Members' Forum discusss the issues of tail docking and castration. 

9th Jan 2019

HealthWelfare

PED detected for first time in Canada


A new case of the deadly pig disease porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) has been detected in Canada. 

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