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20th Oct 2017

NPANews

First nomination received as NPA elections get under way


The first nomination for this winter’s NPA elections has been received. You can read what he has to say here. 

20th Oct 2017

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


NPA senior policy advisor Ed Barker's weekly round up of the latest Brexit developments and how they affect the pig sector. 

19th Oct 2017

Prices

Pig prices down, straw up again


The pig price continues to decline, with the E-spec SPP down another 1p last week to stand at 157.89p/kg.

19th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

High mycotoxin levels detected in crop samples


Large mycotoxin loadings of DON and ZEA have been detected in some samples of new crop wheat and barley, according to Trouw Nutrition.

18th Oct 2017

NPANews

Congratulations to new pig industry Nuffield Scholars


The NPA congratulates the new Nuffield Scholars whose scholarships will provide some valuable insights for the pig industry.

18th Oct 2017

NPANews

South Central NPA regional meeting today


The third NPA autumn regional meeting takes place in Newbury tonight.

17th Oct 2017

Prices

Pork sales volume down but spend up


The volume of fresh and frozen pork sold at retail level continues to decline year-on-year but total spend is up.  

16th Oct 2017

NPANews

Young NPA visits Dutch HyCare facility


A group of Young NPA members is visiting the Netherlands today to get a close up view of the HyCare approach to pig health and hygiene. 

16th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA will continue to explore post-Brexit zinc oxide options  


The NPA will continue to explore the options for using zinc oxide in piglet diets in the UK after we leave the EU, the association’s Georgina Crayford said.

14th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

RUMA responds to CMO 'antibiotic apocalypse' comments


RUMA has outlined the approach taken by UK agriculture to antibiotic use after England’s chief medical officer warned of a possible 'post-antibiotic apocalypse'.

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