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9th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

APHA meetings - David Black award winner to issue biosecurity advice


Advice on pig health and biosecurity will be on offer from this year's David Black Award winner as APHA hosts meetings in late January/early February. 

6th Jan 2017

NPANews

Avian flu restrictions in place in North Yorkshire


Restrictions have been put in place around a premises in North Yorkshire, after H5N8 avian flu was confirmed in a small backyard poultry flock.

6th Jan 2017

Prices

Pigmeat exports adding £35 to the value of a pig


Pork exports, primarily to China, are adding about £35 to the value of UK pigs, according to AHDB’s chief strategy officer Tom Hind.

6th Jan 2017

NPANews

NPA responds to antibiotic claims


The NPA has responded to claims made about antibiotic usage in pigs on Radio 4' Farming Today Programme. 

5th Jan 2017

Brussels

Water, beauty or producing food? Priorities for a new farm support policy


What will replace the CAP? A high-profile OFC panel delivered a range of views on how farmers should be supported post-Brexit. 

5th Jan 2017

Brussels

Immigration will be Brexit priority, Minister tells NPA


Controlling immigration will be a Brexit priority for the Government, Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill has told the NPA.

4th Jan 2017

Brussels

Defra Ministers fail to provide Brexit answers at Oxford conference


Delegates at the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) hoping for answers from Defra Ministers on some of the big Brexit issues were left largely unsated. 

4th Jan 2017

NPANews

NPA chairman to discuss antibiotics on the One Show


NPA chairman Richard Lister is due to appear on the One Show later this week to discuss the use of antibiotics in pig farming.

3rd Jan 2017

NPANews

Animal rights activity - a new tactic


We have been contacted by a worried producer who believes he has just been the subject of a new tactic by animal rights activists.

3rd Jan 2017

NPANews

NPA chief exec urges UK pig sector to embrace its diversity


The UK pig sector should use its diversity to its advantage to gain a competitive edge in the global markets as a new post-Brexit world takes shape. 

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