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23rd Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes Chancellor's unprecedented support with wages


The NPA has welcomed the extraordinary announcement by the Chancellor that the Government will cover 80% of the wages of staff unable to work due to coronavirus.

23rd Mar 2020

NPANews

EA confirms CSS grants are available for slurry stores covers


The Environment Agency has confirmed that permitted pig producers can apply for a CSS grant for fixed and floating covers for a slurry store.

20th Mar 2020

NPANews

Important update in Members' Area (updated 5.15pm)


An important update has been posted in the Members Area on an issue that the NPA is currently working on. 

20th Mar 2020

NPANews

NPA publishes important coronavirus documents for members


The NPA has published two new documents in the Members Area providing guidance and key updates on the coronavirus outbreak. 

20th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

Red Tractor suspends farm inspections, Pig Health Scheme suspended


Red Tractor has suspended ‘physical’ inspections from today 'until further notice' as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

20th Mar 2020

NPANews

COVID-19 - message from the NPA team


Like every business across the country and many of you, NPA staff are affected by the current COVID-19 situation. So please bear with us! 

20th Mar 2020

NPANews

Farmers added to critical workers list, following NPA lobbying


Farming has been added to the critical workers list, following lobbying from the NPA, NFU and other organisations. 

19th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

'Agriculture and food production are critical to the country' - NPA pushing to get farming on to 'key workers' list


The NPA is in discussions with the NFU, other industry bodies and Government about trying to get farmers, farm workers and vets onto a list of ‘key workers’. 

19th Mar 2020

NPANews

Coronavirus - first ever PIG meeting discusses impact on sector


Coronavirus was the main focus of the NPA’s first ever Pig Industry Group (PIG) meeting, bringing together the association’s Producer and Allied Industry groups.

19th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

Vets must be covered by Government coronavirus support measures - BVA


The BVA has written to the Government calling for veterinary practices to be included in support measures announced for businesses affected by Covid-19.