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4th Apr 2017

Environment

Seven schemes expected to qualify for rodenticide regime in 2018


Red Tractor is one of seven assurance schemes expected by the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime to qualify as proof of competence in 2018.

4th Apr 2017

Brussels

Reminder - South Central regional meeting tonight


NPA members in the South Central region are urged to come along to the association's spring regional meeting tonight, where crucial antibiotic targets will be discussed. 

3rd Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA seeking your views on antibiotic targets


The NPA is today opening a consultation with members on what forthcoming long-term antibiotic targets for the pig sector should look like.

3rd Apr 2017

Brussels

NPA to call for UK welfare standards to be protected in Lords inquiry


The NPA will have the chance to feed in its views to a House of Lords inquiry into the implications of Brexit on farm animal welfare this week.

2nd Apr 2017

Brussels

Meryl Ward reflects on two years at helm of AHDB Pork


Meryl Ward has spoken of her pride at the progress made during her two years as chair of AHDB Pork. But further change within the levy body is needed, she said.  

31st Mar 2017

Prices

Stairway to Heaven - Peter Crichton commentary


Prices are continuing their remarkable rally which has seen the SPP rise from 112p to 151.7p over the past 12 months or so, with further increases forecast.

31st Mar 2017

Brussels

Brexit must free UK farming from grip of Brussels regulation - NPA


The NPA has called on the Government to use Brexit to deliver a more proportionate and sensible regulatory regime for the farming sector.

31st Mar 2017

Prices

Direct retail suppliers urged to fill in Adjudicator survey


Companies supplying supermarkets directly are being urged to fill in the Groceries Code Adjudicator's (GCA) annual survey.

30th Mar 2017

Brussels

Pig farmers urged to take part in new Brexit labour survey


Pig farmers are being urged to take part in a new survey seeking to gauge the implications of Brexit for UK agriculture's supply of labour. 

30th Mar 2017

Brussels

Focus of future domestic farm policy dependent on trade deal


The focus of a future domestic farming policy will depend on the outcome of any trade deals the UK secures for its post-Brexit future, according to the NFU.

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