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2nd Oct 2017


Red Tractor standards change this month - what you need to know

Red Tractor pork standards have changed, with most of the key changes coming in at the start this month. Here is what you need to know.

26th Sep 2017


NPA calls on Defra to delay new emissions standards

The NPA is writing to Defra Minster Therese Coffey this week calling on her to delay the introduction of new emissions levels, which could unfairly penalise some pig farmers.

25th Sep 2017


Pig Pro launched today

Pig Pro, the new training and development web-based tool for the pig industry, is launched to today.

25th Sep 2017


New TV pork marketing campaign launches today

A new pork advertising campaign designed to inspire consumers to make pork part of their midweek meal menu, will hit TV screens today (25 September).

22nd Sep 2017


New online training tool goes live on Monday

Pig Pro, the new training and development web-based tool for the pig industry, goes live on Monday. 

21st Sep 2017


EU-Canada deal to open up niche export opportunities?

A new trade deal between the EU and Canada could open up small 'niche' opportunities for exporters, according to AHDB Pork. 

21st Sep 2017


EA to review all environmental permits

The Environment Agency (EA) will review all existing environmental permits over the next four years, in response to new requirements for permit holders. 

20th Sep 2017


NPA autumn regional meetings - book your place!

The NPA autumn regional meetings start be underway soon, giving you the chance to catch up on the big issues facing the pig sector.

19th Sep 2017


English pig herd up slightly in year to June

England's breeding herd remained stable in the year to June 1, although a small increase in the fattening herd took overall numbers close to the 4 million mark. 

18th Sep 2017


NPA and NFU call for extension of organic derogation

The NPA has joined forces with NFU and stakeholders across the industry to urge the European Commission to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry.