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29th May 2019

HealthWelfare

Pirbright enters into Belgian partnership to develop ASF antiviral drugs


The Pirbright Institute is entering into a partnership with a Belgian company to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African swine fever (ASF).

28th May 2019

Brussels

UK pork producers suffering mounting debts as processors pocket millions


The NPA has issued a press release today highlighting the ongoing losses to pig producers resulting from the static pig prices seen in recent months. 

28th May 2019

NPANews

Red Tractor renews search for new pork board chair


Red Tractor Assurance is resuming its search for a new chairman of the pork board. 

25th May 2019

NPANews

A great cause - please support the Naked Farmer Charity Cricket Day


Richard Longthorp explains why farming companies should make the effort to a very important cause, being driven an inspiring farming friend. 

25th May 2019

Prices

Fever


China continues to dominate the piggy headlines and closer to home UK pig prices have remained positive.

24th May 2019

NPANews

Listen now to the NPA's new podcast!


The first ever NPA podcast is now available to listen to and download!

24th May 2019

Westminster

Ed's Brexit round-up - new Prime Minister needed


Well the day has come, and it has something of an inevitability about it. Today the PM finally announced she would be stepping aside on June 7. 

23rd May 2019

Prices

Latest pig price increase an 'insult' as industry continues to lose millions


The latest increase in the pig price is an insult to the hard work of the industry, NPA chairman Richard Lister has told processors.

23rd May 2019

NPANews

Red Tractor appoints former Boris Johnson staffer to communications role


Red Tractor has appointed a new head of communications, as the assurance scheme looks to step up its profile.

22nd May 2019

Prices

Why the UK pig industry is losing millions


The UK pig industry is losing millions of pounds each month on the back of the failure of pig prices to rise in line with those seen across the EU.

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