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4th May 2020

NPANews

What's it like to have a remote Red Tractor inspection?


Following the recent NPA Forum discussion on remote Red Tractor inspections, one producer has kindly forwarded a detailed description of what his inspection entailed.  

1st May 2020

NPANews

2020 National Pig Awards open for entries!


Pig World magazine has announced that the 2020 National Pig Awards are now open for entries.

1st May 2020

Prices

Help!


Pig prices have been something of a curate’s egg today (good in parts) but with the sow trade being a particularly bad egg on this occasion.

30th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Instructions for key workers for getting COVID-19 tests


The Government has issued more information on how key workers, including farmers and the allied industries, can book COVID-19 tests. 

29th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

African swine fever - what you need to know! 


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has compiled a comprehensive and easy-to-follow document for members outlining what would happen if ASF)hits the UK. 

29th Apr 2020

Brussels

Trump intervenes to keep US meat supplies moving


US president Donald Trump has intervened to try and keep US meat supplies moving after further meat plant closures due to COVID-19.

28th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

PIC webinar sets out how pig farms can reduce COVID-19 risk


PIC has staged a very useful webinar explaining how producers can protect workers and sustain businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak.

27th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Defra publishes advice on spreading and storing slurry during COVID-19


Defra has published advice on spreading slurry and milk and story slurry during the COVID-19 epidemic. 

27th Apr 2020

Prices

UK pork market still 'relatively unscathed' as EU prices fall


The UK pork market continues to function ‘relatively unscathed’ during the COVID-19 lockdown, according to Thames Valley Cambac.

27th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

RSPCA Assured to roll out virtual assessments


RSPCA Assured is rolling out virtual farm assessments from the start of this week, using streaming platforms to replace physical inspections.