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2nd Mar 2018

Brussels

Retailers sourcing more British bacon - but Tesco disappoints


The UK’s major retailers are stocking more British bacon than a year ago, the January Porkwatch survey shows.

2nd Mar 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


After last week’s fun and games from NFU conference, it was back to Brexit business this week.

1st Mar 2018

Brussels

New Defra CVO begins work today


Christine Middlemiss has today taken up post as UK Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), replacing Nigel Gibbens who has stepped down after 10 years in the role.

1st Mar 2018

NPANews

Farming Today #Pigweek continues from snowy Driffield


BBC Radio 4's Farming Today team have continued to brave the snow to bring excellent coverage from the Morgan sisters' pig farm in Driffield. 

1st Mar 2018

Prices

EU pig herd grew by 2% in 2017


The EU pig population grew by 2% during, according to the latest census results published by Eurostat.

1st Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Straw burning plants contributing to 'severe straw shortages'


Increased demand from straw-burning power stations has exacerbated the impact of a poor 2017 harvest, resulting in the current 'severe shortages' of straw. 

28th Feb 2018

NPANews

NPA election results - who made it onto PG and AIG?


The NPA elections have seen a number of new faces elected to sit on the association two representative bodies. 

27th Feb 2018

Westminster

NPA welcomes Gove's public goods support reforms


Michael Gove’s reform of England’s farm support system will provide opportunities for the pig sector, according to the NPA.

27th Feb 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - in praise of the Morgan sisters


The second instalment of BBC Radio 4's 'Pig Week' on the Morgan sisters' farm was aired this morning. 

27th Feb 2018

HealthWelfare

Formaldehyde banned as feed additive


Formaldehyde has been banned as a feed additive in the EU from today.

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