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19th Oct 2018

Brussels

Did Liam Fox assure the industry over post-Brexit import standards?


Liam Fox attempted to reassure an AHDB export conference that the UK has no intention of allowing lower standard imports into the UK after we leave the EU.

19th Oct 2018

NPANews

Survey results - NPA members set out future farm policy priorities


NPA members have expressed an overwhelming desire for animal health initiatives to be recognised under a post-Brexit animal health policy.

15th Oct 2018

Brussels

ASF confirmed on 20,000-pig farm in China


China has suffered its biggest and most serious outbreak of ASF as the disease was confirmed on a farm with nearly 20,000 pigs.

12th Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

France to build fence to keep African swine fever out


The French authorities will begin erecting a fence on the Belgian border this weekend to try and keep African swine out of the country.

11th Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

Number of confirmed ASF cases in Belgium rises to 75


A total of 75 wild boar have now been confirmed with African swine fever (ASF) in Belgium.

11th Oct 2018

Westminster

MPs echo NPA concerns in Agriculture Bill debate


MPs from across the political spectrum raised issues close to the NPA’s heart as the Agriculture Bill received its Second Reading in the House of Commons on Wednesday.

11th Oct 2018

Westminster

Defra commits another £30 million to Countryside Productivity scheme


Defra has committed a further £30 million for further rounds of the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme (CPSGS). 

10th Oct 2018

Brussels

Food production must remain at heart of Agriculture Bill


The Agriculture Bill represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to develop a coherent farming policy. But food production must be at its heart. 

8th Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

Did soldiers bring African swine fever to Belgium?


The Belgian news media is asking whether soldiers could have brought the African swine fever virus to Belgium. 

8th Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

RUMA re-states opposition to 'antibiotic free' labels


RUMA has re-stated its opposition to ‘antibiotic-free’, food labels, which it warned risk misleading the public about antibiotic use in livestock.