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20th Nov 2019

Prices

Producer margins increase during third quarter


Pig producer margins increased to £7/head in the third quarter of 2019, the first time the industry has been in the black since the first quarter of 2018.

19th Nov 2019

NPANews

Who won the NPA Allied industry Member of the Year Award?


The NPA Allied Industry Member of the Year was announced at the National Pig Awards on Monday night. 

19th Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

More tests on wild boar in Poland as ASF discovered close to German border


The Polish authorities are carrying out further tests on wild boar after African swine fever was discovered just 70km from the German border. 

19th Nov 2019

NPANews

Colin Stone named as NPA Chris Brant Award winner


The name of Colin Stone was added to list of industry legends honoured for going the 'extra mile' when he was unveiled as the NPA Chris Brant Award winner. 

19th Nov 2019

NPANews

NPA chairman Richard Lister wins David Black Award


NPA chairman Richard Lister has won the coveted David Black Award, following in the footsteps of many great names in the British pig industry. 

14th Nov 2019

NPANews

Defra grants available for diversification


Pig businesses looking to diversify, including into processing, have the opportunity to apply for Government grants of up to £750,000 until mid-February.

13th Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

Rabobank forecasts high EU pig prices in 2020 as Asia looks to fill ASF gap


EU pork prices will remain at high levels in 2020, as Asia's African swine fever crisis continues to draw in huge volumes of imports. 

12th Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

FAO highlights continuing spread of ASF in Asia


African swine fever (ASF) is continuing to spread in Asia, with confirmation expected soon of the first cases in Indonesia. 

11th Nov 2019

Westminster

Minister tells NPA Government 'deeply disappointed with US tariffs


A Trade Minister has told the NPA the Department is ‘deeply disappointed’ that the US is refusing to drop prohibitive tariffs on various EU products, including pork.

11th Nov 2019

NPANews

Search underway new Groceries Code Adjudicator


The Government has begun its search to find a new Groceries Code Adjudicator to replace Christine Tacon.