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9th Apr 2019

Brussels

African Swine Fever Opportunity


NFU Mutual, responding to our customer’s needs.

As the threat of African Swine Fever (ASF) to the UK pig production industry heightens, following the continued spread of the disease globally and most recently into Western Europe. Our NFUM agency network have started to express that demand exists in the UK for an ASF insurance solution. National Intermediary Services (part of the NFU Mutual) role is to seek to administer insurance solutions which fit outside of the NFU Mutual core risk appetite with the Insurance market and/or arrange bespoke insurance solutions.

9th Apr 2019

NPANews

Why farming should be a STEM subject


Former NPA chairman Richard Longthorp sets out his vision for making farming a more attractive career proposition for young people.

8th Apr 2019

NPANews

Be prepared for Red Tractor risk-based inspections


The NPA is stressing the need for producers to prepare fully for Red Tractor audits as non-conformances can have serious consequences for scheme members.

5th Apr 2019

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up - what now?


In his latest Brexit round-up, Ed Barker tries to make sense of the latest goings on in Westminster... and offers his Grand National tips. 

5th Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

Defra Minister highlights need to manage growing Forest of Dean feral boar numbers


A Defra Minister has acknowledged the need for a clearer strategy for managing feral boar in the Forest of Dean. 

5th Apr 2019

NPANews

Why we need to talk about sustainable soya


Rose McCulloch is a consultant at Efeca, which facilitates the UK Sustainable Soya Initiative, explains why sourcing sustainable soya is so important. 

4th Apr 2019

NPANews

Timeline of a mass pig farm invasion


Writing in the latest of issue of Pig World, NPA chief executive Zoe Davies sets outs the timeline for the activist invasion of a Lincolnshire pig farm.

4th Apr 2019

NPANews

Producer Group calls for more tolerance and transparency in new Red Tractor inspection regime


NPA producer representatives have called for Red Tractor to introduce more tolerance into its risk-based inspection regime.

4th Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

Cambodia confirms first case of African swine fever


Cambodia has reported its first outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in backyard pigs near the Vietnam border. 

4th Apr 2019

Prices

NPA expresses anger at surprise fall in SPP


The NPA has expressed anger at the latest fall in the SPP at a time when pig markets generally are buoyant on the back of increased demand from China.