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12th May 2020

HealthWelfare

Producers urged to step up precautions as processors continue to face COVID-19 challenges


COVID-19 issues relating to staff absence continue to be reported in meat processing plants, including pork sites, demonstrating that this disease outbreak is far from over.

12th May 2020

Brussels

eMB-Pigs first quarter deadline today


Producers are reminded that today is the deadline to submit antibiotic data from the first quarter of 2020 onto the eMB-Pigs database.

11th May 2020

NPANews

Lockdown is not easy - and makes me appreciate what we have


The NPA's office manager Andrea Vickers explains how working from home can present added mental strains. 

11th May 2020

HealthWelfare

Lallemand and AHDB to host heat stress webinar on May 13


Lallemand Animal Nutrition and AHDB are holding a webinar on May 13 to discuss what heat stress is, how it can affect your farm and what can be done to manage it.

10th May 2020

NPANews

YNPA comment: Take care of yourselves and each other


In the latest in our series on the mental health implications of COVID-19, Young NPA chair Wes Udall explains why the group is supporting an important farming charity.

8th May 2020

NPANews

It wasn't only the pigs that wasted during the PCV2 outbreak


In the latest in our series on the mental health implications of COVID-19, Paul Toplis, from AB Agri, recalls how previous crises played out in the pig sector. 

7th May 2020

Prices

Take it to the Limit


Another challenging week in the pig world is drawing to a close, with a hint of TGIAF (thank God it’s almost Friday) as far as pig marketing is concerned.

7th May 2020

HealthWelfare

A summary of business support during the COVID-19 crisis


The NPA's Rebecca Veale has put together a comprehensive summary of what is on offer in the Government's various COVID-19 support schemes. 

7th May 2020

Brussels

How farmer-vet dialogue can ease some of the COVID-19 strain


In the latest in our series on the mental health implications of the COVID-19 outbreak, pig vet Gemma Thwaites explains how dialogue beween farmer and vet can help

6th May 2020

HealthWelfare

The impact of COVID-19 on PPE supplies for agriculture


NFU farm safety and transport adviser Tom Price has written a comprehensive article about the impact of COVID-19 on personal protective equipment (PPE) on farms.