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18th Sep 2018

Environment

HSE toughens up rules on permanent rodenticide baiting


The HSE has introduced tougher restrictions on permanent rodenticide baiting by farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers.  

17th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

UK African swine fever risk level unchanged


The risk of the ASF virus entering the UK remains at 'medium', following confirmation of the virus in wild boar in Belgium. 

14th Sep 2018

Westminster

Ed's Brexit round-up - a big week for agriculture


What a week it has been for UK Agriculture. For the first time in decades the UK will have its own Agriculture Bill.

14th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

African swine fever in Belgium - NPA statement 


The NPA has issued a statement in response to news that African swine fever has been confirmed in two wild boar in Belgium.

14th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

Keeping African swine fever out of the UK pig herd


As the risk of ASF entering the UK is raised, APHA has reiterated its advice to pig keepers about the steps needed to keep the virus away from pigs.

14th Sep 2018

13th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

African swine fever confirmed in Belgium


African swine fever has been confirmed in Belgium, representing a hugely worrying leap of the virus into western Europe.

13th Sep 2018

NPANews

Red Tractor advertising campaign underway


Red Tractor’s first ever national TV advertising campaign got underway yesterday, during an episode of popular soap Emmerdale.

13th Sep 2018

Prices

Next phase of AHDB pork advertising campaign about to begin


The latest phase of AHDB's ‘Pick Pork’ advertising campaign will appear on TV screens from Monday (September 17).

12th Sep 2018

Westminster

Agriculture Bill offers opportunities for the pig sector - NPA


The NPA has welcomed the publication of the Agriculture Bill, setting out the framework for a significant shift in farm policy after we leave the EU.