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3rd Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

Why good biosecurity is essential now to minimise ASF threat


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has urged all pig keepers to step up their biosecurity to ensure the African swine fever (ASF) virus is kept out of the UK herd.

3rd Apr 2019

Environment

Environmental permit review reminder


Farmers with intensive pig or poultry enterprises are reminded that their Environmental Permits may soon need to be reviewed.

2nd Apr 2019

NPANews

Could China provide a silver lining as Brexit uncertainty continues?


China's worsening problems with African swine fever could provide some relief for pig producers as the Brexit uncertainty continues, according to NPA chairman Richard Lister. 

2nd Apr 2019

NPANews

Well-known pork producers make list of top 'ethical' meat boxes


Some familiar names, including the Primrose herd, have been named in a list of the top 13 'ethical' meat boxes. 

2nd Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

APHA upgrades carcase collection service


APHA has quadrupled the number of haulage companies that will collect livestock carcases from farms free of charge for disease investigation.
 

1st Apr 2019

NPANews

AHDB to publish Brexit calculator update


In another forum post, AHDB's David Swales has announced that the Brexit calculator will be updated in April. 

1st Apr 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - an NPA Regional in Scotland?


The latest exchange on the NPA forum discusses the possibility of an NPA Regional meeting in the 'home of the Calcutta Cup holders.  

1st Apr 2019

NPANews

NPA Spring Regionals underway this week


The eagerly-awaited NPA Spring Regional seasonal gets underway this week, with a focus on preparing for life outside the EU. 

29th Mar 2019

Brussels

UK farming coalition calls for end to the Brexit uncertainty


The NPA has joined other UK farming organisations in calling for an end to the Brexit uncertainty as MPs once again rejected Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement.

28th Mar 2019

Brussels

SPP continues upward movement as Chinese demand shapes long-term picture


The EU-spec SPP has risen for the third consecutive week, recording an increase of 0.19p to average 137.96p/kg in the week ended March 23.

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