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14th Feb 2018

Prices

UK pork exports continue to rise in 2017


UK pork exports increased by 4.8% in 2017 to 216,000 tonnes with a value of £293 million.

14th Feb 2018

Brussels

Labour proposes to phase out farrowing crates


The Labour Party has unveiled plans to phase out farrowing crates and use subsidies to incentivise a move away from 'intensive factory farming' systems.

13th Feb 2018

Brussels

Dates for your diary - Spring Regional meetings


The NPA's Spring Regional meetings begin in April, with the opportunity for members to hold face-to-face meetings with staff.

13th Feb 2018

PlanningHousing

Keep up with the latest technology at the Pig and Poultry Fair


The organisers of the 2018 Pig and Poultry Fair are urging producers to pay a visit to keep up with the latest technology. 

12th Feb 2018

Prices

Pork playing its part as UK food and drink exports hit record levels


Global UK pork sales increased by 14% as UK food and drink exports reached £22 billion in 2017, a new record.

12th Feb 2018

NPANews

Strategic Farm application deadline this week


Pig producers wishing to put themselves forward for AHDB's Strategic Farm programme now have just a few days to do so. 

11th Feb 2018

Brussels

Food and farming industry set out Brexit priorities


Thirty-six organisations representing the UK’s food and farming industry, including the NPA, have issued a joint Brexit statement. 

9th Feb 2018

HealthWelfare

February 11 eMB-Pigs reminder


Producers are reminded that antibiotic data for the fourth quarter of 2017 must be uploaded onto the eMB-Pigs database by February 11. 

9th Feb 2018

Prices

Always Look on the Bright Side


Although the SPP edged down by a gnat’s crochet, losing 0.03p to stand at 146.8p/kg, European mainland prices are painting a somewhat brighter picture.

9th Feb 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


If proof were needed that we really are lurching from one position to another, then this week is it.

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