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4th Apr 2018

Brussels

2018 EPP (European Pig Producers) Congress


The 2018 EPP (European Pig Producers) Congress takes place in Switzerland at the end of May. 

3rd Apr 2018

HealthWelfare

Gove announces new livestock traceability service


Defra Secretary Michael Gove has announced the development of a new Livestock Information Service, set to come into operation next year. 

31st Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Productivity increase for GB herds


GB breeding herds produced almost an extra pig per sow in 2017, according to the latest figures from Agrosoft.

30th Mar 2018

Prices

Something in the Air


Despite the 'two short weeks' ahead, there is something of a more positive feeling in the air.

30th Mar 2018

NPANews

Welcome to a new Allied Industry member


Welcome to new Allied Industry member, Recticel Insulation, from Belgium. 

29th Mar 2018

Brussels

NPA labour access concerns shared across the economy - MAC report


The pig sector’s concerns over the Government’s post-Brexit immigration policy are shared across the national economy, according to a report published this week.

29th Mar 2018

Prices

Red Tractor to run national advertising campaign


The Red Tractor logo will be promoted in a national television advertising campaign later this year for the first time in the scheme's history. 

28th Mar 2018

NPANews

Richard Lister re-elected as NPA chairman


Richard Lister has been re-elected as chairman of NPA for a second three-year term, with Norfolk farmer Rob Mutimer elected as his vice chairman.

27th Mar 2018

NPANews

Stewart Houston receives NPA Lifetime Fellowship (updated)


Stewart Houston, one of the driving forces behind the NPA and a former chairman, has been awarded the association’s third Lifetime Fellowship.

26th Mar 2018

NPANews

Support Andrea in her big charity race


The NPA's Andrea Vickers will be running a 5k race for a cancer charity in the summer. She has posted a forum entry explaining why. 

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