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13th Feb 2020

Westminster

Villiers sacked


Theresa Villiers was this morning sacked as Defra Secretary, after serving just six months in the role.

12th Feb 2020

NPANews

Just Farmers offers free comms training to pig producers


Pig farmers willing to talk openly to the media about how they farm are being invited to apply for four days of free communications training.

12th Feb 2020

Environment

NPA sets out pig industry position on soya sourcing


It is incumbent on the entire supply chain to try to deliver commitments on sustainably sourced soya, the NPA has stressed. 

11th Feb 2020

Prices

Tulip Bodmin site to remain open, but more job losses announced


Tulip has confirmed that its site in Bodmin will remain open, although a total of 124 jobs have been lost as part of the recovery plan. 

11th Feb 2020

NPANews

Government needs to do more to support industry apprenticeships, Longthorp tells Countryfile


Former NPA chairman Richard Longthorp banged the drum for training and apprenticeships in agriculture during an appearance on Sunday’s BBC Countryfile programme.

11th Feb 2020

Prices

Cranswick acquires Buckle family pig business, as expansion continues


Another well-known family pig business has been acquired by Cranswick as the Hull-based procesor continues to grow. 

10th Feb 2020

NPANews

New additions to AHDB Pork's KE team


AHDB’s pork knowledge exchange (KE) team has been strengthened to add further value to the services offered to levy payers.

10th Feb 2020

NPANews

EMB-Pigs Red Tractor deadline tomorrow


The Red Tractor deadline for uploading antibiotic data from the fourth quarter of 2019 onto the eMB-Pigs database is February 11.

7th Feb 2020

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up - has the Government got the message on tariffs?


2020 has, as expected gotten off to a quick start. Here is what we can make of the year so far... 

7th Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

How coronavirus could affect the Chinese pork trade


China’s coronavirus outbreak has had a limited impact on pork trade so far, but could create future challenges, according to AHDB analyst Bethan Wilkins.