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5th Oct 2020

HealthWelfare

New measures introduced to control wild boar across Brandenburg as ASF toll rises


The Brandenburg authorities have extended measures to control wild boar and test for ASF across the state. 

5th Oct 2020

NPANews

Priority COVID testing for key workers - accelerated employer referral system


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies provides an update on COVID-19 testing for key workers in theagricultural industry. 

2nd Oct 2020

HealthWelfare

African swine fever has been in Germany since early July - FLI


The ongoing intensive search for wild boar in the area of Germany affected by African swine fever (ASF) suggests the virus has been in the Brandenburg since early July. 

2nd Oct 2020

HealthWelfare

Swine Dysentery confirmed on Suffolk farm


An outbreak of swine dysentery has been confirmed on a pig farm in Suffolk.

1st Oct 2020

Brussels

Who has been shortlisted for the 2020 National Pig Awards?


National Pig Awards logo 2020The finalists for the 2020 National Pig Awards have been revealed, ahead of a 'virtual' awards ceremony in November. 

1st Oct 2020

NPANews

'A chance to shape your industry' - NPA election nominations open next week


Nominations for the next round of NPA elections are about to open – and the association’s chairman wants candidates with fire in their bellies to step forward.

30th Sep 2020

Brussels

NPA welcomes addition of butchers to shortage occupation list


The NPA has welcomed the inclusion of butchers on the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) recommended shortage occupation list (SOL).

30th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

The importance of pig handling - AHDB podcast featuring NPA's Zoe Davies


AHDB's latest podcast, featuring NPA chief executive Zoe Davies, focuses on the important issue of good pig handling. 

30th Sep 2020

Prices

'One Pot' focus for autumn AHDB midweek meal pork campaign


AHDB's midweek meal campaign will promote a new range of ‘One Pot’ pulled pork recipes with a focus on ease and affordability when it resumes next week. 

28th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

German ASF update - more cases confirmed as intensive search continues


The number of confirmed cases of African swine fever (ASF) in Germany's Brandenburg region has risen to 35 as the intensice search continues.

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