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1st Apr 2024


Lizzie: New PIG starts with a bang, with ASF, contracts and farrowing systems on the table!

NPA chief executive Lizzie Wilson gives an update on the association's recent activity on some key industry issues.

29th Mar 2024


MPs and peers come together to discuss the big issues in pig and poultry

Representatives of the NPA joined other organisations and around 30 Parliamentarians at the Eggs, Pigs & Poultry APPG breakfast reception last week.

28th Mar 2024


Swine flu, pig behaviour, food safety - fascinating insights from the PVS conference

NPA senior policy adviser Katie Jarvis highlights some of the highlights from the recent Pig Veterinary Society meeting. 

27th Mar 2024


Barclay questioned by EFRA on funding for Dover illegal meat import checks

Steve Barclay was asked to explain the Defra's stance on funding checks for illegal meat imports when he appeared in front of EFRA. 

26th Mar 2024


NPA ASF guidance - members urged to prepare for ASF threat

NPA members are being urged to consider whether they are doing everything they can to prevent and prepare for an outbreak of ASF.

22nd Mar 2024


Red Tractor ditches Greener Farms Commitment

Red Tractor Assurance has dropped its controversial Greener Farms Commitment module (GFC), following feedback from its members. 

20th Mar 2024


PIG round-up: Improving market boosts producer confidence but wet weather hampers production on farms

While producers around the country are feeling more confident, the relentless wet weather has caused significant problems, according to PIG.

19th Mar 2024


Defra to work with industry on future changes to pig identification

Defra has promised to work with the industry on any future changes to pig identification, including the possible greater use of electronic tags.

18th Mar 2024


Lifetime Fellowships presented to NPA veterans

Two NPA stalwarts of many years have been presented with Lifetime Fellowships of the organisation in recognition of their outstanding service.

18th Mar 2024


Latest Defra figures show throughputs remain suppressed

The latest Defra UK slaughter statistics show UK pig throughputs remain well down on year-earlier levels.