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1st Dec 2017

Environment

Defra announces new rules to protect water quality


Defra has announced that new rules to protect water quality on farms in England will be introduced next spring. 

30th Nov 2017

NPANews

It's just one threat after another... but it was ever thus 


The latest candidate to step forward in NPA’s January elections is Paul Toplis, of AB Agri.

30th Nov 2017

Brussels

"You would export production" - NPA's Ed Barker issues Brexit trade warning


The UK could end up exporting its pig industry if cheap pork imports are allowed into the UK after we leave the EU, the NPA’s Ed Barker told MPs.

29th Nov 2017

Westminster

Watch Ed giving evidence to EFRA


NPA senior policy advisor Ed Barker outlined the NPA's key Brexit priorities when he gave evidence to a parliamentary inquiry today. 

29th Nov 2017

Prices

Vitamin prices to rise following German plant fire


A major fire at one of the world’s primary suppliers of vitamins A and E will put pressure on supplies next year, a feed company has warned. 

29th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

Vet letter signed by 1,200 seeks clarity on animal welfare


The fall out from the vote over animal sentience continued, after nearly 1,200 vets and veterinary nurses signed a letter calling for clarity on the issue.  

29th Nov 2017

NPANews

If there's an elephant in the room... he's the one who'll draw attention to it 


The Midlands region has its first Producer Group candidate for the January elections.

28th Nov 2017

NPANews

So where do you think we are in the cycle?


As prices continue to fall, where do you think we are in the pig cycle, right now?

28th Nov 2017

Brussels

Hard Brexit forecast to cut EU pigmeat value by €2.3 billion


A hard Brexit would reduce the value of EU pigmeat production by €2.3 billion according to a new report published this week.

28th Nov 2017

Westminster

Industrial Strategy presents opportunities for agriculture - NPA


The NPA has welcomed the publication of the Government's Industrial Strategy, which sets out plans to provide incentives to adopt new technologies. 

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