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30th May 2023


ASF jump to new area in Italy sparks concern, as UK human spread risk remains 'high'

The discovery of a new ‘jump’ of the ASF virus in Italy, probably as a result of human spread, is a concerm, according to APHA.

25th May 2023


Members' Area swine dysentery update

An update has been posted in the Members Area regarding a further case of Swine Dysentery. 

23rd May 2023


Rebecca heading for pastures new, after four years with NPA

NPA chief policy adviser chief Rebecca Veale is leaving the association to take up a new role with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health.

19th May 2023


Members Area alert - important animal rights activity update

An update has been posted in the Members' Area regarding the animal rights activism targeting the pig sector. 

18th May 2023


Pilgrim's Ashton plant closure - NPA comment

NPA chief executive Lizzie Wilson said news that Pilgrim's UK is planning to close its Ashton site, in Greater Manchester, as 'disappointing, but not surprising'. 

17th May 2023


NPA chief executive sets out pig sector's priorities at Downing Street summit

NPA chief executive Lizzie Wilson has told a Downing Street summit that pig producers are willing to embrace the sustainability agenda.

16th May 2023


Downing Street summit - Sunak pledges to put farmer' interest at heart of trade policy

Rishi Sunak has promised that farmers’ interests will be put at the heart of future trade policy, ahead of today's Farm to Fork Summit. 

16th May 2023


Lizzie heading to Downing Street today for Farm to Fork Summit

NPA chief executive Lizzie Wilson is heading to 10 Downing Street today as part of the UK Farm to Fork Summit.

15th May 2023


Nutrient and Slurry Management advice from the Catchment Sensitive Farming partnership

The Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) partnership explains what its expansion across England means for farmers. 

15th May 2023


New sponsors sought for Pig Industry Scholarship

The Pig Industry Scholarship is on the look out for new sponsors for the 2024-25 programme.