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20th Mar 2024

Brussels

PIG round-up: Improving market boosts producer confidence but wet weather hampers production on farms


While producers around the country are feeling more confident, the relentless wet weather has caused significant problems, according to PIG.

19th Mar 2024

HealthWelfare

Defra to work with industry on future changes to pig identification


Defra has promised to work with the industry on any future changes to pig identification, including the possible greater use of electronic tags.

18th Mar 2024

NPANews

Lifetime Fellowships presented to NPA veterans


Two NPA stalwarts of many years have been presented with Lifetime Fellowships of the organisation in recognition of their outstanding service.

18th Mar 2024

Prices

Latest Defra figures show throughputs remain suppressed


The latest Defra UK slaughter statistics show UK pig throughputs remain well down on year-earlier levels. 
 

15th Mar 2024

NPANews

Rob Mutimer re-elected as chair of the National Pig Association


Rob Mutimer has been re-elected by the NPA Board as chairman of the NPA to serve for another three years.

14th Mar 2024

NPANews

Members Area - animal rights activism update


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

14th Mar 2024

NPANews

Final Young NPA regional meeting at Newbury today - still time to book!


The last of three Young NPA regional meetings will take place at Newbury tonight - and there is still time to book your place. 

11th Mar 2024

NPANews

NPA responds to new Defra labelling plans


The NPA has highlighted potential concerns with Defra's plans for changes to food labelling regulations. 

8th Mar 2024

NPANews

YNPA 'From Farm to Shelf' Regional Meetings - One more to go!


YNPA vice-chair Emma Wormington discusses the success of the group's first two regional meetings and looks forward to the final one next week.  

8th Mar 2024

HealthWelfare

NPA blog - thoughts from a valuable fact-finding mission to Spain to look at farrowing systems


The NPA's Katie Jarvis discusses the findings from a recent industry fact-finding mission to Spain to gather information on farrowing systems.