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14th Dec 2017

Brussels

Forum entry - future of LIPs


AHDB strategy Mick Sloyan has posted an entry on the forum in response to comments about the levy body's support for Ladies in Pigs. 

13th Dec 2017

NPANews

NPA offers festive food for thought for PM and other key politicians


It has not been an easy year for Theresa May and her colleagues, what with Brexit and various other political challenges.

12th Dec 2017

HealthWelfare

Defra introduces animal sentience requirement in draft Bill


Defra has published a draft Bill on animal welfare that sets a requirement for the Government to treat animals as sentient beings. 

12th Dec 2017

Environment

EA extends controversial charges consultation


The Environment Agency has extended the consultation on controversial new charging proposals by two weeks.  

11th Dec 2017

HealthWelfare

Prime time warning on food imports as ASF threat grows


The risk to the national pig herd from African Swine Fever (ASF) was highlighted to the wider public during a BBC Countryfile programme on Sunday.

11th Dec 2017

NPANews

Four weeks... and counting to get your nomination in


There are now just four weeks to get your NPA election nominations in. 

11th Dec 2017

NPANews

Last chance to fill in NPA member survey


You have just a few days left now to to fill in the NPA members survey for 2017. 

8th Dec 2017

HealthWelfare

Young NPA debates next steps in reducing antibiotic use


Some of the pig industry’s brightest young minds debated the next steps in the drive to reduce and refine antibiotic use on Thursday.

8th Dec 2017

Prices

Do They Know It's Christmas?


Not a great deal of Christmas spirit in the air as far as pig prices are concerned with the SPP continuing its downward drift. 

8th Dec 2017

HealthWelfare

Progress made in developing new livestock traceability system


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies is working with Defra and other industry stakeholders to design a future livestock traceability system to replace eAML2.

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