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19th Jun 2019

Prices

More pork plants set to be approved for export to China


More UK plants should be in a position to export pork to China by the end of this year, following a major step forward in the approval process.

18th Jun 2019

NPANews

Events that shaped the National Pig Association


As the NPA celebrates its 20th anniversary today, former NPA chairman and executive director Stewart Houston recalls some of the events that shaped the association and the pig industry. 

17th Jun 2019

NPANews

20 years of NPA celebrated with new book


NPA logo large"Don’t for a minute think yesterday’s heroes are a dying breed… we’re still turning them out today." 

17th Jun 2019

NPANews

Red Tractor looking for 'strong leader' to take on pig sector role


Red Tractor said it is looking for a strong leader to chair its pigs committee in what will be a pivotal role as the scheme undergoes significant changes. 

14th Jun 2019

HealthWelfare

Don't compromise UK's high welfare standards - US professor


A US professor has warned the UK not to dilute its high animal welfare standards for future trade deals with the US.

14th Jun 2019

NPANews

Becca's blog: Gut health adventures in Bulgaria


In her latest blog, the NPA's latest recruit, Rebecca Veale, explains what happened when she travelled to Bulgaria last week with Huvepharma. 

13th Jun 2019

Brussels

AHDB predicts acceleration of China pork export approvals


More pork processing plants are likely to be approved for export to China by the end of this year.

12th Jun 2019

NPANews

Shocking! Waste food dumped on outdoor pig unit


We have no idea why anyone would do such a thing, but some fool has dumped some waste food into an outdoor pig unit. 

12th Jun 2019

HealthWelfare

Why the #Muckfreetruck campaign must apply to deadstock vehicles, too


The messages underpinning the #Muckfreetruck campaign must apply as much to deadstock vehicles as it does to livestock vehicles.

12th Jun 2019

Prices

What is going on with pig prices? TVC's Phil Woodall has his say


Pork processors have failed to achieve the necessary price increases from retailers to increase producer prices, according to TVC's Phil Woodall.