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1st Sep 2017


Where next for African Swine Fever?

African swine fever (ASF) is expected to continue its relentless movement west via two main pathways, according to the Russian authorities. 

31st Aug 2017


NPA urges planners to ignore 'scaremongering' over NI pig farm proposal

The NPA has urged planners to consider the facts and ignore the scaremongering as they consider a proposal for a pig farm in Northern Ireland.

31st Aug 2017


A Year on the Farm - half the story?

A Year on the Farm did an excellent job of highlighting one family's trials and tribulations over 12 months - but it still managed to frustrate some pig farmers.

31st Aug 2017


Zoe to attend prestigious Women of the Year lunch

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has been invited to the prestigious Women of the Year Lunch in London, in October.

30th Aug 2017


Defra seeking views on eAML2 replacement

Defra is seeking the views of pig keepers to help it develop a new reporting system to replace the current eAML2 system.

30th Aug 2017


TV series 'A Year on the Farm' featuring pigs tonight

A television series taking a close-up look at farming in the UK will feature pigs tonight. 

27th Aug 2017


Seven sponsors for Pig Industry Scholarship

Seven companies have signed up to sponsor this year’s Pig Industry Scholarships.

25th Aug 2017


The hottest are the coldest - Peter Crichton commentary

Although the SPP rose by 0.13p to 164.66p and the influential German producer price stood on at 1.70EUR, EU prices may come under pressure in the weeks ahead. 

24th Aug 2017


Survey reveals food and drink industry post-Brexit labour fears

More than one-third of businesses in the UK food and drink supply chain would become unviable if they had no access to EU workers, according to a major survey. 

23rd Aug 2017


Georgina reassures public on Hepatitis E in BBC interview

NPA senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford has urged the public to buy Red Tractor assured pork if they are concerned about Hepatitis E.