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8th Jul 2018

Prices

The Sun is Burning


Prices have continued at generally similar levels although the SPP nudged up a modest 0.28p to stand at 150.31p and most weekly contribution prices have remained at similar levels.

6th Jul 2018

Westminster

Ed's Brexit round-up - Chequers special!


After a fairly standard week in politics, Thursday evening witnessed something of an explosion of activity from Number 10, rippling its way around all of Whitehall.

6th Jul 2018

Brussels

'We are committed to great value pork and source British wherever possible' - Asda


Asda said it was committed to supplying ‘great value’ pork and sources British ‘wherever possible’, following criticism from NPA. 

6th Jul 2018

Brussels

Pigs, whisky and glorious weather


NPA recently took a small group of Young NPA members to Scotland for what turned out to be an informative and fun couple of days.

5th Jul 2018

HealthWelfare

eMB-Pigs - have you submitted Q1 antibiotic data?


Red Tractor pig producers are being urged to check they have uploaded their antibiotic data for the first quarter of 2018, even if they have not used any antibiotics.

5th Jul 2018

HealthWelfare

Defra sets out position on tail docking


Defra has outlined its position on tail docking, as pig producers increasingly find themselves being penalised for the practice.

5th Jul 2018

NPANews

Cranswick launches food waste initiative to tackle poverty


Cranswick has launched a new initiative to reduce food waste and tackle food poverty in Hull.

4th Jul 2018

NPANews

CO2 update for members


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has published an update on the CO2 situation in the members' area. 

4th Jul 2018

NPANews

AHDB to develop new livestock traceability service


A new agreement has been signed between AHDB and Defra setting out how AHDB could develop a new multi-species livestock traceability service for England.

3rd Jul 2018

Brussels

Hallmark seeks to reassure Producer Group over MLCSL charges


The private company set to take on the role of carcase grading from AHDB has sought to reassure pig producers that it is not planning to raise charges. 

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