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8th Jan 2018

NPANews

Important revisions to Red Tractor standards


Some important revisions and clarifications have been made to the Red Tractor Pig Farm standards.

8th Jan 2018

NPANews

Another candidate steps forward as deadline day arrives


With the nominations deadline now just hours away, a 27th candidate has put themselves forward for the NPA elections. 

5th Jan 2018

NPANews

Butcher charged over selling mislabelled meat


A butcher appeared in court before Christmas charged with placing fake adverts in local papers and selling mislabelled meat.

5th Jan 2018

NPANews

Important members' area post


A new post has been added in the members' area regarding the recent negative publicity around the pig industry. 

5th Jan 2018

NPANews

Two more election candidates confirmed - it's 13-all


There are now 13 candidates for both the PG and AIG elections, after two more nominations were confirmed.

4th Jan 2018

Westminster

NPA welcomes Gove speech but key will be in delivery


The NPA has welcome a speech by Michael Gove during which he confirmed farm spending would be focused on public goods in the future.

4th Jan 2018

Prices

Wholesaler apologises after pork mislabelling exposed


A leading wholesaler has apologised to a Suffolk farmer’s wife after she exposed a clear case of misleading labelling.

4th Jan 2018

NPANews

Forum post - we need to secure more of fickle home market


The first forum post of 2018 questions whether AHDB has got its priorities right with its call for UK agriculture to up its productivity levels.

4th Jan 2018

NPANews

Red Tractor standards recognised by rodenticide campaign


Red Tractor Assured farmers can continue to buy professional rodenticides without taking part in a stewardship training course.

3rd Jan 2018

Prices

What are the market prospects for 2018?


While 2017 brought a welcome return to profitability in the marketplace, 2018 looks set to be more challenging for pig producers.