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23rd Jun 2023

NPANews

We have one shot at this - let us know your thoughts on what should go into pig contracts


NPA chief policy adviser Rebecca Veale explains why we want to hear from you about what should be included into future pig contracts. 

22nd Jun 2023

Environment

Applications for 'improved' Sustainable Farm Incentive applications to open in August


The ‘new and improved’ Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) will start accepting applications in a controlled rollout from August, the Government has confirmed.

21st Jun 2023

NPANews

More 'positivity' across the pig sector, but longer-term concerns remain - PIG


There is more ‘positivity’ across the pig industry than there has been for some time, although longer-term concerns have not gone away. 

21st Jun 2023

Environment

Have your say on next round of Productivity and Slurry grants


Farmers can make their views known on the items that should be included in the next round of Productivity and Slurry grants.

20th Jun 2023

Environment

Online course launched on Principles of Carbon and Net Zero


BASIS has launched an online course covering everything those in the agricultural industry need to know about reduce greenhouse gas emissions

19th Jun 2023

Environment

Pig sector exploring alternative options, but sustainable soya remains key to pig production


While the UK pig sector is constantly exploring alternative protein sources, it is nowhere near being in a position yet to move away from imported soya.

19th Jun 2023

HealthWelfare

Pig sector ASF concerns raised in Parliament


The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Eggs, Pigs and Poultry last week hosted a panel event in Parliament on disease preparedness.

19th Jun 2023

NPANews

We are recruiting: Opportunity to join an award-winning team!


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the National Pig Association as a Senior Policy Adviser.

16th Jun 2023

NPANews

Former NPA chief executive Zoe Davies awarded OBE


The NPA is delighted to announce that former chief executive Dr Zoe Leach has been awarded the OBE in the first King’s Honours list.

16th Jun 2023

NPANews

Members Area alert - veterinary placement on a pig farm


We have another request from a veterinary student seeking a placement on a pig farm over the summer.