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29th Mar 2019


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


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.

27th Mar 2019


Where next for the British pig industry?

In an excellent article for the Government's Open Access website, NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has set out her thoughts on the future of the pig industry. 

22nd Mar 2019


Ed's Brexit round-up - on hold

For a week that had a lot of significant things going on – not much really has happened in the grand scheme of things.

22nd Mar 2019


Fourth case of Swine Dysentery confirmed in one day

A fourth case of Swine Dysentery have been confirmed today on a pig farms in North Yorkshire. 

22nd Mar 2019


Swine Dysentery outbreaks - NPA reiterates biosecurity requirements

The NPA has highlighted the need for producers to adhere to the strictest biosecurity controls after four Swine Dysentery outbreaks were confirmed in a single day. 

22nd Mar 2019


Brexit delay - NPA comment

We will not be leaving the EU on March 29, but Brexit day could come as soon as April 12, after EU leaders partially accepted the UK's request for a delay. 

21st Mar 2019


Pig price up again despite poor demand

There are more tentative signs of a recovery in the pig market as the SPP recorded a second consecutive small increase last week.

20th Mar 2019


NPA backs farming unions' calls for tariff review

The NPA is backing the UK farming unions in calling on the Government to revise its recent announcement on the UK’s no deal import tariff regime.

19th Mar 2019


Government launches no deal live import notification system

The Government has launched a new ‘no deal’ notification system for businesses that import live animals from outside the EU.