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4th Oct 2019

NPANews

Congratulations to the 2019 Farmers Weekly Pig Farmers of the Year


Norfolk outdoor pig producers North Farm Livestock has been named as 2019 Farmers Weekly Pig Farmers of the Year. 

3rd Oct 2019

NPANews

US imposes new tariffs on EU pork exports


The Trump administration has imposed a new tariff of 25% on pork products from the EU as the trade dispute between the US and EU escalates.

3rd Oct 2019

HealthWelfare

Defra showcases sniffer dogs at Heathrow in ASF crackdown


Defra appears to be stepping its efforts to keep African swine fever (ASF) out of the country, including the use of sniffer dogs at Heathrow Airport.

2nd Oct 2019

NPANews

Changes to Red Tractor pigs scheme


Red Tractor has introduced two ‘mid-cycle changes’ in its pig standards from October 1.

2nd Oct 2019

NPANews

Entries sought for 2020 EU PiG Grand Prix


Fresh approaches to improving biosecurity to address the ASF threat are among the challenges set out in the 2020 EU PiG Grand Prix.

1st Oct 2019

Brussels

Keep eating bacon and sausages, public advised


New research has suggested people will have little to gain in cutting down on bacon and sausages, shedding a fresh perspective on a long-running debate. 

28th Sep 2019

Prices

No Meat Again, Don't Know Where, Don't Know When


The SPP continues its slow upward progress, putting on a further 0.68p to stands at 153.75p, but it is still lagging behind the EU average price. 

28th Sep 2019

NPANews

What appetite is there for resistance? New forum entry


In the latest post on the forum, Richard Longthorp wants to hear your views on Brexit - and what the pig sector should be doing about the threat of a no deal. 

26th Sep 2019

NPANews

Tribute to Patrick Joice, the Naked Farmer


Richard Longthorp pays a glowing tribute to his friend, the farmer and mental health campaigner Patrick Joice, who died last week. 

25th Sep 2019

Prices

Decline in bacon sales continues


GB pigmeat retail sales over the summer, as the variable weather hampered sales of some cuts.