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18th Sep 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - will ASF risk level be raised?


The latest poster on the form asks if the ASF risk level is going to be raised, given Defra's assessment of the likelihood of an outbreak. 

17th Sep 2019

HealthWelfare

African swine fever confirmed in South Korea


African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed in South Korea, as the virus continues to spread across Asia. 

17th Sep 2019

Brussels

RUMA conference to ask: What next for antibiotic reductions?


The 2019 RUMA conference, focusing on building on UK farming’s reductions in antibiotic use, will take place in London at the October. 

16th Sep 2019

Westminster

Minister admits ASF outbreak likely within a year - NPA demands more urgency


A Government Minister admitted an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) is likely in the UK within a year.

14th Sep 2019

NPANews

NPA Autumn Regional meetings - put the date in your diary!


The NPA Autumn Regional meetings get underway in Exeter in the first week of October. We suggest you put the date in your diary now!

14th Sep 2019

Prices

Catch It Like A Fever


Although the SPP took a surprise downward step, the general feeling seems to be that UK pig meat prices will continue to improve.

13th Sep 2019

HealthWelfare

Irish farmers call for ASF import ban


The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has called on the Government to ban on pork imports from countries affected by African Swine Fever in their commercial herd.

13th Sep 2019

Brussels

Operation Yellowhammer: No deal Brexit could compromise ability to control disease


Disrupted supplies of veterinary medicines in the event of a Brexit no deal risks compromising the ability of livestock producers to prevent and control disease outbreaks.

12th Sep 2019

Westminster

Korea opportunity


The current Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Korea will continue to apply in the UK, if we leave the EU without a deal in place.

12th Sep 2019

Westminster

More Ministerial changes at Defra


There have been more changes to the Defra Ministerial team, with Zac Goldsmith promoted to Minister level and Rebeccca Pow joining the Department.

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