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6th Apr 2018


New traceability system does not mean individual EID for pigs

The NPA has reassured producers that the introduction of a new traceability system for livestock will not mean a move to individual EID for pigs.

5th Apr 2018


Could US-China trade war benefit EU pig sector?

The EU pig sector could benefit from the US-China trade war, according to AHDB Pork.

5th Apr 2018


Rodenticide users urged to update knowledge

Farmers are being encouraged to undertake knowledge updates to maintain their professional competence in the use of stewardship-label rodenticides.

5th Apr 2018


'We need to better explain the labels we have rather than confuse consumers with news ones'

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies tackles the issue of the Method of Production labelling in the latest issue of Pig World. 

3rd Apr 2018


Gove announces new livestock traceability service

Defra Secretary Michael Gove has announced the development of a new Livestock Information Service, set to come into operation next year. 

31st Mar 2018


Productivity increase for GB herds

GB breeding herds produced almost an extra pig per sow in 2017, according to the latest figures from Agrosoft.

29th Mar 2018


NPA labour access concerns shared across the economy - MAC report

The pig sector’s concerns over the Government’s post-Brexit immigration policy are shared across the national economy, according to a report published this week.

29th Mar 2018


Red Tractor to run national advertising campaign

The Red Tractor logo will be promoted in a national television advertising campaign later this year for the first time in the scheme's history. 

28th Mar 2018


Richard Lister re-elected as NPA chairman

Richard Lister has been re-elected as chairman of NPA for a second three-year term, with Norfolk farmer Rob Mutimer elected as his vice chairman.

27th Mar 2018


Stewart Houston receives NPA Lifetime Fellowship (updated)

Stewart Houston, one of the driving forces behind the NPA and a former chairman, has been awarded the association’s third Lifetime Fellowship.