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23rd Mar 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up - progress made! And fish


With almost exactly a year until official leave date for Brexit, we have had a week where actual tangible progress has been made.

23rd Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Denmark to build a wall to keep African Swine Fever out


Denmark and has announced plans to build a 43.5 mile fence on its border with Germany to keep out wild boar that may be carrying African swine fever.

22nd Mar 2018

Environment

New EA charges will hamper progressive pig businesses, NPA warns


New environmental permit charges published by the Environment Agency will add unjustified costs to pig farming businesses, the NPA has warned

19th Mar 2018

Brussels

NPA welcomes Brexit transition announcement


The NPA has welcomed a deal announced today on a 21-month transition period after we leave the EU.

19th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

No need to reinvent the wheel in addressing antibiotic challenge


NPA senior policy Georgina Crayford has challenged pig producers to consider making at least one change on their farm to use antibiotics more responsibly.

17th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Co-op to move to 100% outdoor bred pork


The Co-op has announced that from July all its own-brand pork products will be sourced from outdoor-bred pigs on RSPCA Assured farms.

16th Mar 2018

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


All roads lead up to the next European Council meeting on March 22...

16th Mar 2018

Brussels

Eastern European workers less interested in UK - says Google


The UK agricultural industry is becoming a less attractive place to work for Eastern European workers, data from Google suggests.

15th Mar 2018

NPANews

Could you be an Antibiotic Guardian award winner


Entries are open for the Antibiotic Guardian awards - and we would like to see some entries from the pig sector!

14th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Wayland to move all sows outdoors


Wayland Farms will be moving all its sows outdoors within the next 18 months.