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20th Jan 2017

NPANews

Forum update - Richard Lister's One Show appearance


We have had a new posting in praise of Richard Lister's One Show appearance, which is generally thought to have been very positive for the industry. 

19th Jan 2017

NPANews

Lister highlights antibiotic alternative to millions on One Show


The steps NPA chairman Richard Lister is taking to cut antibiotic usage on his farm were showcased to millions of BBC viewers last night.

18th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

ASF continues to spread in Eastern Europe


African Swine Fever continues to spread in wild boar and on farms in Eastern Europe, causing significant cost and disruption. 

18th Jan 2017

NPANews

Search begins to find new chair for AHDB Pork


The formal process of finding a replacement for AHDB Pork chair Meryl Ward is underway. 

17th Jan 2017

Brussels

NPA responds to May Brexit speech with EU labour warning


The NPA has responded to the Prime Minister's speech on Brexit with a warning to the Government about the importance of EU labour. 

17th Jan 2017

Brussels

Prime Minister to signal departure from Single Market


Prime Minister Theresa May is epxected to signal that the UK will leave the Single Market, following its departure from the EU. 

17th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

New avian flu restrictions in place in Lincolnshire


Restrictions have been put in place around another farm in Lincolnshire following confirmation of the H5N8 avian flu virus. 

17th Jan 2017

Prices

FAO forecasts 'more pressure' for pork prices


Global meat prices fell by 7 per cent year-on-year in 2016, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

16th Jan 2017

Environment

Important information on new NVZ designations


Defra has started to issue notices to farmers it believes now fall within Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ), following the latest re-designation.

14th Jan 2017

Westminster

NPA heading to Downing Street for Brexit talks


The National Pig Association has been invited to Downing Street to outline its views and concerns ahead of crucial Government Brexit negotiations.

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