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5th Sep 2023


YNPA National heading to York in November - date for your diaries

The 2023 Young NPA National meeting and night out is moving to York and will take place on November 28. 

4th Sep 2023


Nominations open soon for new-look NPA Pig Industry Group

Pig producers and allied industry representatives will be able to submit nominations for a new-look NPA Pig Industry Group from October.

4th Sep 2023


Industry consultant Mike Varley dies at the age of 74

We are sad to report that well-known pig industry consultant, Mike Varley, has died at the age of 74.

31st Aug 2023


Members Area - producers wanted for pork safety study

AHDB is looking for producers to take part in a collaborative study on pig disease and pork safety.

30th Aug 2023


NPA issues ASF warning after Government delays EU import checks for fifth time

The NPA has warned that further delay to the introduction of checks on food imports from the EU leaves the UK pig sector exposed to ASF. 

29th Aug 2023


NPA welcomes 'British' AHDB marketing rule change

The NPA has welcomed a change to the rules that will enable the term ‘British’ to be included in AHDB marketing campaigns. 

25th Aug 2023


Retail support for British pork holds up, but bacon, ham and sausage all down - Porkwatch latest

Support for British pork products on retail shelves remained relatively strong during July, despite tight supplies and high pork prices.

23rd Aug 2023


The importance of the NPA protocol and PRRS testing when importing pigs

The NPA is urging anyone importing live pigs or semen should follow the guidance in the NPA protocol. 

23rd Aug 2023


Defra webinar on 'Funding for Farmers'

Defra's Farming & Countryside Programme team is holding a webinar for farmers to find out about the payments available in England.

21st Aug 2023


Testing begins in project to reduce pig farming's ammonia emissions

Testing has begun as part of a major project that is aiming to reduce the environmental impact of ammonia emissions from livestock.