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2nd Apr 2020

Brussels

Ed: How we have responded to the unprecedented coronavirus situation


In the current issue of Pig World, NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker sets out how the NPA has responded to the coronavirus crisis. 

1st Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

African swine fever confirmed in Papua New Guinea


Papua New Guinea, the Pacific island north of Australia, has become the latet country to be affected by African swine fever (ASF).

30th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

APHA puts contingency plans in place to manage services


APHA is continuing to provide a diagnostic service for livestock, despite the restrictions put in place due to COVID-19. 

30th Mar 2020

Prices

Pig market 'functioning as normal' - TVC


While most of the country is in coronavirus lockdown, the pig market has continued to function as normal, according to Thames Valley Cambac.

27th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

Eustice thanks 'hidden heroes' keeping the nation fed during coronavirus crisis


Farming Minister George Eustice has thanked the ‘hidden heroes’ across the food sector who are putting food on the nation’s plates during the coronavirus crisis.

27th Mar 2020

NPANews

Key workers' letter to show if stopped by the police


The NPA has created a template letter for members to prove you and your employees are key workers, if challenged by the police.   

26th Mar 2020

NPANews

UK December pig herd hits 16-year high


UK end-of-year pig numbers reached a 16-year high in December, totalling 4.7 million head, according to new Defra figures. 

25th Mar 2020

NPANews

Red Tractor publishes new coronavirus guidance for members


Red Tractor has published new coronavirus guidance for members and is asking members to update their contingency plans in case of illness. 

24th Mar 2020

NPANews

Fram Farmers announce Andrew Knowles as new CEO


Andrew Knowles, a former David Black Award winner and well known figure in the pig sector, has been appointed CEO of Suffolk-based Fram Farmers

24th Mar 2020

NPANews

Updated coronavirus guidance available to members


We have updated our documents setting out comprehensive coronavirus guidance and outlining the key issues the NPA is working on.