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15th Sep 2023

NPANews

Forum latest - online farm equipment and machinery sale


The latest forum post provides details of an online farm equipment and machinery sale, starting next week.

14th Sep 2023

NPANews

PIG round-up: A more positive outlook, but long-term concerns still hampering pace of recovery


While the outlook is more positive among producers, there is little sign yet of significant herd recovery or substantial investment.

11th Sep 2023

Environment

More funding for slurry grants announced


Pig producers will be able to apply to for slurry grants again this autumn, with the second round of the Slurry Infrastructure grant scheme due to open shortly.

11th Sep 2023

NPANews

A new-look, streamlined PIG to represent the pig industry, with election nominations set to open


Lizzie Wilson explains why the NPA Board has agreed to streamline its Pig Industry Group, with nominations for the next election set to open in October

8th Sep 2023

Environment

NFU urges ministers to postpone farm payment reductions, as new schemes hit with delays


The NFU is calling on ministers to postpone reductions to farm payments until problems rolling out new environmental farm payment schemes are resolved.

8th Sep 2023

NPANews

Defra holds webinar on funding for farmers


Defra held a webinar for farmers to learn more about the funding available in England this week.

7th Sep 2023

HealthWelfare

Sweden confirms first case of African swine fever


Sweden’s Veterinary Institute has confirmed the country's first case of African swine fever (AFF) in wild boar.

6th Sep 2023

NPANews

English pig herd contracts by 13% due to smaller breeding herd


The English pig herd contracted by 12% to 3.6 millionin the year to June 2023, the lowest figure since 2011.

6th Sep 2023

Westminster

NPA welcomes new Shadow Defra Secretary


The NPA has welcomed new Shadow Defra Secretary, Croydon North MP Steve Reed, to the role. 

5th Sep 2023

NPANews

Forum latest - request to host Australia-based visitor


Mark Boyd-Otter, who works for Sunpork farms, in Queensland, has posted a request to see some pigs farms when is in the country later this month.