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6th Dec 2017

Prices

Global pork price on downward trend


While the average global pork export price peaked in the third quarter of 2017, it has now begun a downward trend.

5th Dec 2017

NPANews

Discussion group to explore Brexit threats and opportunities


The NPA's Ed Barker will outline the opportunities and threats presented by Brexit at a meeting of the Suffolk Pig Discussion Group on Wednesday.

5th Dec 2017

HealthWelfare

Research sheds new light on consumer approach to animal welfare


Only one in five consumers count animal welfare as one of their top priorities when buying pork products, a major new piece of consumer research shows.

4th Dec 2017

NPANews

NPA response to 'Raised Without Antibiotic' pork launch


The NPA has described claims made to accompany the launch of a new ‘Raised Without Antibiotic’ pork range as ‘confused and deeply misleading’.

4th Dec 2017

Brussels

NPA welcomes organic derogation extensions for pig and poultry feed


The NPA and NFU have welcomed a decision to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry for a further 12 months.

3rd Dec 2017

NPANews

More price cuts to come... but we'll stay in the black


Most participants in voteNPA’s Pig Cycle Poll believe we’re around half-way towards the bottom of the cycle already.

1st Dec 2017

NPANews

Work for UK to do on sow productivity


Sow productivity continues to limit the competitiveness of GB pig production, according to a new report from InterPIG.

1st Dec 2017

Environment

NPA to fight 'unjustified and unfair' proposed environmental permit charge increases


The NPA has joined forces with other farming organisations to urge the Environment Agency to rethink proposed new environmental permit charge increases. 

1st Dec 2017

NPANews

Where are we in the pig price cycle? We'll soon know....


There’s been such a tremendous response to our NPA election website Pig Cycle Poll, we’ll put the brakes on this weekend, and publish the results on Monday.

1st Dec 2017

Environment

Defra announces new rules to protect water quality


Defra has announced that new rules to protect water quality on farms in England will be introduced next spring.