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19th Oct 2018

NPANews

Next year NPA will celebrate two tempestuous decades


NPA will be celebrating  its 20th anniversary next year, with a bumper publication that will time-trawl two tempestuous decades.

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.

18th Oct 2018

Brussels

UK pig herd reaches 5 million, according to Defra forecasts


The UK pig herd increased by 1% to 5.0 million head, according to the June Agricultural Survey figures published by Defra.

18th Oct 2018

Prices

Global pork production forecast to grow by 1% in 2019


Global pork production will rise by 1% in 2019, according to the latest forecast from the United States Department of Agriculture predicts.

16th Oct 2018

NPANews

Red Tractor recruiting for Scheme Member Manager


Red Tractor is recruiting for a Scheme Member Manager, with responsibility for engaging with farmers and stakeholders. 

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

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up - Agriculture Bill special!


After a quiet summer recess, it has been full steam ahead as far as UK farming and politics are concerned.

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.

12th Oct 2018

NPANews

Pig meat sales hold up amid red meat decline


Sales of pigmeat held steady during the 12 weeks ending September 9, as overall red meat sales fell.