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29th Jul 2020


Members Area alert - animal rights activity

We have posted an update in the Members' Area on the animal rights activity targeting the farming sector.  

28th Jul 2020


No greening requirement in England from next year

Defra has confirmed that greening requirements will be dropped in England next year, as the agricultural transition commences. 

27th Jul 2020


Ed highlights dangers of US trade deal in Sunday Times article

NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker is quoted in the Sunday Times warning about the potential 'real danger' to UK pig farming from a US trade deal.

27th Jul 2020


Defra director under police investigation over allegations of wild boar and deer release

Defra director Ben Goldsmith is being investigated by the police over allegations concerning the release of deer and wild boar around his farm in Somerset.

24th Jul 2020


Like A Rolling Stone

Although the latest SPP has nudged up by a further 0.25p to stand at 165.61p, this is probably the only plus point of the day.

21st Jul 2020


Porkwatch survey highlights increased interest in British pork during lockdown

The first Porkwatch survey since the start of the COVID-19 lockdown in the UK highlights a general increase in the proportion of British pork products on retailers’ shelves.

20th Jul 2020


Number of farm fatalities falls, but agriculture remains the most dangerous sector to work in

The number of people killed in accidents on farms showed a welcome drop last year, although agriculture still the poorest safety record of all sectors.

20th Jul 2020


Public backing of British farmers reaches record high

Support for British food and farming has reached a record high as a result of farmers’ efforts to keep the nation fed throughout the coronavirus pandemic. 

17th Jul 2020


Goin' Down

After a period of steadily rising UK pig meat prices, signs are emerging that this sector may be on a slippery slope.

16th Jul 2020


Just two days left to nominate your Allied Industry Member of the Year!

NPA producer members have until the end of this week to nominate a company for the 2020 NPA Allied Industry Member of the Year Award.