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5th Sep 2017


Northern Ireland pig herd up by 8%

The total pig herd in Northern Ireland increased by 8% in the year to June, according to provisional census results.

4th Sep 2017


Are you eligible for compensation after truck cartel ruling?

Any firm, company, or individual who purchased a truck between January 1997 and January 2011 could be in line for compensation, following a landmark EU ruling.

1st Sep 2017


Fings Ain't What They Used To Be

Although the SPP only fell by 0.49p to 164.17p, spot sellers found they were in a distinctly colder climate.

1st Sep 2017


Ed's Brexit round-up

The NPA has been very active in Whitehall this week... 

1st Sep 2017


We fight for all your interests - whatever system you operate

In her latest article for Pig World, NPA chief executive Zoe Davies addresses the indoor-outdoor debate, which has raised its head lately. 

1st Sep 2017


Where next for African Swine Fever?

African swine fever (ASF) is expected to continue its relentless movement west via two main pathways, according to the Russian authorities. 

31st Aug 2017


NPA urges planners to ignore 'scaremongering' over NI pig farm proposal

The NPA has urged planners to consider the facts and ignore the scaremongering as they consider a proposal for a pig farm in Northern Ireland.

31st Aug 2017


A Year on the Farm - half the story?

A Year on the Farm did an excellent job of highlighting one family's trials and tribulations over 12 months - but it still managed to frustrate some pig farmers.

31st Aug 2017


Zoe to attend prestigious Women of the Year lunch

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has been invited to the prestigious Women of the Year Lunch in London, in October.

30th Aug 2017


Defra seeking views on eAML2 replacement

Defra is seeking the views of pig keepers to help it develop a new reporting system to replace the current eAML2 system.