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27th Dec 2016

NPANews

Red Tractor offers tips on scheme compliance


Red Tractor has published a 'Top Tips' flyer for producers to helping them to prepare for an assessment and avoid non-corformances. 

26th Dec 2016

Environment

Reminder on rodenticide rule change and options


The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use has reminded farmers about the options they have available following recent rule changes.

25th Dec 2016

NPANews

Merry Christmas from NPA


Merry Christmas from everyone at NPA - enjoy your pork!

24th Dec 2016

HealthWelfare

Livestock sectors to set antibiotic objectives


The UK livestock sectors will define objectives to reduce, refine and replace antibiotic use over the coming months.

23rd Dec 2016

NPANews

Meryl Ward to stand down as AHDB Pork chair


Lincolnshire farmer Meryl Ward has announced she will be standing down as chair of AHDB Pork at the end of March in order to concentrate on her business. 

22nd Dec 2016

Prices

Pig price continues to rise in run-up to Christmas


The UK pig price continued its upward curve in the run up to Christmas, although the latest increase was the smallest for some time. 

22nd Dec 2016

NPANews

Animal rights activity - update


We have received details of suspected animal rights activity over the Christmas period and into the New Year. 

21st Dec 2016

PlanningHousing

Environment Agency grants permit for proposed Foston pig development


Midland Pig Producers is considering its options, after the Environment Agency granted the company a permit for a proposed largescale pig farm at Foston, in Derbyshire.

21st Dec 2016

Environment

eMB-Pigs entries reach 8 million mark


Data covering more than 8 million pigs across nearly 800 sites has been entered onto the eMB-Pigs system so far, the latest figures show.

21st Dec 2016

NPANews

Forum update - the drive for lean meat and eating quality


The latest entry onto the NPA forum covers two hot topics - declining pork consumption and tail-biting. 

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