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9th Aug 2019

Westminster

Retaining your existing EU staff after Brexit


NPA have received the following information from DEFRA regarding retaining your exisiting EU staff after Brexit 

9th Aug 2019

Westminster

Ed's Brexit round-up - it's silly season


It is silly season. MPs are on their holidays and all the while our new PM and Ministers are out and about doing tours of the country and making promises of expenditure.

9th Aug 2019

NPANews

You can order your #MuckFreeTruck posters and cab stickers now! 


#MuckFreeTruck posters and cab stickers are now available to be displayed across the pork supply chain. 

8th Aug 2019

Brussels

We are at the mercy of being undercut, Ed tells Huff Post


The NPA's NPA Ed Barker is quoted in the Huffington Post today explaining why the pig sector is concerned about the prospect of a Brexit no deal. 

7th Aug 2019

HealthWelfare

ASF awareness campaign prominent at Heathrow


The campaign to warn travellers about the risks of bringing African swine fever into the country is being put into action. 

5th Aug 2019

NPANews

How contract rearers can apply for Countryside Productivity grants


Exisiting farm businesses that rear pigs under contract are eligible for grants under the Countryside Productivity Scheme. 

5th Aug 2019

Brussels

130,000 pigs culled as ASF wreaks havoc in Bulgaria


Around 130,000 have killed on large commercial farms in Bulgaria over the past few weeks, amid a worrying escalation of cases in domestic pigs in Eastern Europe.

2nd Aug 2019

Environment

Environment Agency clarifies farming rules for water


The Environment Agency has clarified the rules concerning the application of organic manures or manufactured fertilisers in preparation for autumn planting.

1st Aug 2019

Environment

Environment Agency confirms slurry cover deadline


The Environment Agency has confirmed that slurry stores and lagoons will need to be covered by February 2021, unless an appropriate alternative is in place.

31st Jul 2019

NPANews

Give us your feedback on the ASF posters!


We are delighted to see Defra has finally listended to our calls for a proper ASF awareness campaign at ports and airports.