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31st Dec 2019


Hugh Crabtree: Another decade over - what's in store for 2020 and beyond?

NPA Allied Industry Group chairman Hugh Crabtree discusses the 'unstoppable trains' coming at the pig sector in 2020. 

30th Dec 2019


What's on the environmental agenda for 2020?

The NPA's Lizzie Wilson sets out some of the environmental issues pig producers need to look out for in 2020.

29th Dec 2019


Ed's 2020 political predictions - and why your voice is so important

If 2018 was a slightly turbulent time for British politics, 2019 was something of a typhoon.

27th Dec 2019


2020 - the year of the 1,000th Nuffield Scholar

One of 2020's lesser-known landmarks is that it will mark the 1,000 Nuffield Scholar. 

25th Dec 2019


Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas from everybody at the NPA! 

24th Dec 2019


APHA Christmas message - Keep African swine fever out of the UK

APHA is circulating a very important Christmas message on social media. 

23rd Dec 2019


APHA releases new ASF update

Defra/APHA have released the latest situation assessment for African swine fever (ASF) in Europe.

23rd Dec 2019


Tesco looking for new agriculture manager for pigs

Tesco is looking for a new agriculture manager for pigs, following the departure of Emer Fardy, who held the position for four years.

20th Dec 2019


Zac Goldsmith to continue Defra role after peerage confirmed

Zac Goldsmith will continue as a Defra Minister, despite losing his Richmond seat for a second time, after Boris Johnson gave him a seat in the House of Lords. 

19th Dec 2019


New Certification body confirmed for Red Tractor pigs scheme

Red Tractor has agreed to start working with a new certification body for the pig and poultry assurance schemes, following SAI Global’s decision to pull out of the pigs scheme.