National Pig Association - The voice of the British pig industry

Pig World logo

Home > News

News

25th Sep 2018

NPANews

Meetings coming up to discuss the future of AHDB


Levy payers from across the pork industry are urged to attend meetings taking place over the next fortnight to discuss the future of AHDB. 

24th Sep 2018

Brussels

Belgium set to cull 4,000 pigs to control African swine fever


Belgium is planning to cull 4,000 to prevent the further spread of African swine in the infected area in the south of the country. 

24th Sep 2018

NPANews

NPA eastern autumn regional diary date


If it's not in your diary already... the NPA's eastern autumn regional meeting will be held in Diss on October 9. 

21st Sep 2018

Prices

Falling Down


Prices have continued to drift lower with the SPP dropping by a further 0.28p to 147.77p and the influential German producer price continues to head south.

21st Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

Belgian pork exports banned in 13 countries following ASF outbreaks


Thirteen countries have now banned Belgian pork and pork products, following confirmation of African swine fever in the country last week.

20th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

New African swine fever section on NPA website


The NPA has launched a brand new section of our website dedicated to the growing threat of African swine fever (ASF). 

20th Sep 2018

Westminster

Gove gets the message about carcase balance


Defra Secretary Michael Gove has got the message about carcase balance when it comes to future trading arrangements for the pork sector.

20th Sep 2018

Brussels

You wouldn't do that would you, Dr Fox? Would you?


There is an interesting and rather worrying article on the Business Insider website today concerning 'cunning' Liam Fox's post-Brexit plans.  

19th Sep 2018

NPANews

Industry coalition launches new skills strategy


An industry coalition has come together to kick-start a new skills strategy with the ambition to equip the agricultural workforce for the future of farming.

19th Sep 2018

Prices

2% rise recorded in English pig herd but sow numbers fall


The English pig herd increased by 2% year-on-year in the first half of 2018 to reach over four million head, according to Defra's June Agricultural Survey.

Campaigns