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7th Feb 2017

HealthWelfare

Pigs could be culled on farms affected with avian flu


Producers have been warned pigs sharing premises where avian flu has been detected in poultry could be culled if they are found to be carrying the disease.

7th Feb 2017

Brussels

NPA spells out Brexit priorities to House of Lords inquiry


The NPA has laid out its priorities on trade, access to labour and a future domestic farm policy in a submission to a House of Lords inquiry into Brexit.

6th Feb 2017

HealthWelfare

Reducing antibiotic use comes with a cost - Nuffield blog


Prevention is always better than cure but reducing antibiotic usage should not be seen as an opportunity to cut costs on farm.

6th Feb 2017

NPANews

Red Tractor confirms eMB-Pigs requirement 


Red Tractor has confirmed members of the pork scheme will be required to use the electronic medicine book (eMB-Pigs) to record antibiotics usage. 

4th Feb 2017

Westminster

NPA chief executive to give evidence to MPs on labour shortages


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has been asked to give evidence to MPs about the prospect of labour shortages in the agricultural sector.

4th Feb 2017

Prices

Peter Crichton commentary - a spring upturn?


Peter Crichton's weekly market commentary returns to the NPA website, looking at the prospects of a spring upturn and Donald Chump's trade policies. 

3rd Feb 2017

Prices

US pork producers welcome Trump UK free trade comments


US pork industry leaders have 'applauded' the Trump administration for seeking closer trade relations with the UK.

3rd Feb 2017

NPANews

Vegetable shortage - try pork!


The NPA has some helpful advice for shoppers struggling to cope with the lack of lettuces and broccoli on the retail shelves. 

3rd Feb 2017

Westminster

Yet another Shadow Defra Minister bites the dust


The Labour Party continues to get through Shadow Defra Secretaries at an alarming rate.

2nd Feb 2017

HealthWelfare

Lab testing to cease at Bury St Edmunds


The NPA has expressed concern at the implications of a move to stop laboratory testing at a key Animal Plant and Health Agency (APHA) facility in Suffolk.

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