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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.

3rd Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

Why good biosecurity is essential now to minimise ASF threat


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has urged all pig keepers to step up their biosecurity to ensure the African swine fever (ASF) virus is kept out of the UK herd.

3rd Apr 2019

Environment

Environmental permit review reminder


Farmers with intensive pig or poultry enterprises are reminded that their Environmental Permits may soon need to be reviewed.

2nd Apr 2019

NPANews

Could China provide a silver lining as Brexit uncertainty continues?


China's worsening problems with African swine fever could provide some relief for pig producers as the Brexit uncertainty continues, according to NPA chairman Richard Lister. 

2nd Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

APHA upgrades carcase collection service


APHA has quadrupled the number of haulage companies that will collect livestock carcases from farms free of charge for disease investigation.
 

1st Apr 2019

NPANews

AHDB to publish Brexit calculator update


In another forum post, AHDB's David Swales has announced that the Brexit calculator will be updated in April. 

29th Mar 2019

Brussels

UK farming coalition calls for end to the Brexit uncertainty


The NPA has joined other UK farming organisations in calling for an end to the Brexit uncertainty as MPs once again rejected Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement.

28th Mar 2019

Brussels

SPP continues upward movement as Chinese demand shapes long-term picture


The EU-spec SPP has risen for the third consecutive week, recording an increase of 0.19p to average 137.96p/kg in the week ended March 23.