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4th Jun 2019


Pig producers open their gates to the public

Pig producers across the country will be opening their gates to the public and showcasing the British pig sector at its finest on Sunday.

3rd Jun 2019


ASF confirmed in North Korea as spread across Asia continues

North Korea has reported its first case of African swine fever, as the spread of the virus across Asia continues. 

31st May 2019


Government must rethink labour shortage list - NPA

The NPA has criticised the decision by the Government's advisors on post-Brexit labour policy to sideline farming once again. 

30th May 2019


NPA welcomes significant reduction in antibiotic use in pigs

The NPA and other industry leaders have welcomed the latest figures showing another significant reduction in antibiotic usage in the pig sector.

29th May 2019


Pirbright enters into Belgian partnership to develop ASF antiviral drugs

The Pirbright Institute is entering into a partnership with a Belgian company to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African swine fever (ASF).

28th May 2019


UK pork producers suffering mounting debts as processors pocket millions

The NPA has issued a press release today highlighting the ongoing losses to pig producers resulting from the static pig prices seen in recent months. 

28th May 2019


Red Tractor renews search for new pork board chair

Red Tractor Assurance is resuming its search for a new chairman of the pork board. 

25th May 2019


A great cause - please support the Naked Farmer Charity Cricket Day

Richard Longthorp explains why farming companies should make the effort to a very important cause, being driven an inspiring farming friend. 

24th May 2019


Ed's Brexit round-up - new Prime Minister needed

Well the day has come, and it has something of an inevitability about it. Today the PM finally announced she would be stepping aside on June 7. 

23rd May 2019


Latest pig price increase an 'insult' as industry continues to lose millions

The latest increase in the pig price is an insult to the hard work of the industry, NPA chairman Richard Lister has told processors.