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13th Dec 2018

NPANews

NPA looks to expand allied network to support producers


The NPA is in discussions with its allied industry members about the possibility of expanding the existing allied Industry network to provide help and support for pig producers.

12th Dec 2018

NPANews

See Georgina's Nuffield presentation


Videos have been posted of all the 2018 Nuffield Scholarship presentations, including two specifically related to pig production. 

12th Dec 2018

NPANews

Is the pig industry ready for a no deal?


NPA producer and allied industry members are being urged to step up preparations for a ‘no deal’ Brexit, which could generate chaos across the farming sector from March 29, 2019.

11th Dec 2018

Prices

Rising production costs push producers back into the red


Following 32 months of profitability, rising production costs resulted in negative average pig margins in the third quarter of 2018. 

11th Dec 2018

NPANews

Consumers would be deterred by treated imports


Allowing imports of products like chlorine-washed chicken in a post-Brexit trade deal could negatively impact the UK meat industry, research shows.

10th Dec 2018

Brussels

NPA urges Prime Minister to 'bring home the bacon'


National Pig Association (NPA) chairman Richard Lister has written to Prime Minister Theresa May voicing his support for her Withdrawal Agreement.

10th Dec 2018

NPANews

Red Tractor advertising campaign boosts interest in the logo


An additional 1.4 million primary shoppers would buy Red Tractor food following the assurance scheme’s autumn advertising campaign, polling shows.

10th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

Producers urged to sign up to new Pig Health Scheme


Pig producers are being invited to join the new Pig Health Scheme, the successor to the British Pig Health Scheme (BPHS). 

7th Dec 2018

NPANews

Young NPA National - getting the industry on the front foot


A lively Young NPA National event discussed how the pig industry can get ‘on the front foot’ in its communications to the media and wider public.

7th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

Belgium's ASF restriction zone expanded


Belgium’s African swine fever (ASF) restriction zone has been expanded slightly to create an additional buffer zone.

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