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10th Jan 2017

Westminster

Defra to move in with Home Office as savings bite


Defra is moving. The Department's staff will move into premises occupied by the Home Office in early 2018, saving an estimated £2m a year.

9th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

APHA meetings - David Black award winner to issue biosecurity advice


Advice on pig health and biosecurity will be on offer from this year's David Black Award winner as APHA hosts meetings in late January/early February. 

5th Jan 2017

Brussels

Immigration will be Brexit priority, Minister tells NPA


Controlling immigration will be a Brexit priority for the Government, Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill has told the NPA.

4th Jan 2017

Brussels

Defra Ministers fail to provide Brexit answers at Oxford conference


Delegates at the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) hoping for answers from Defra Ministers on some of the big Brexit issues were left largely unsated. 

2nd Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

BVA sends New Year message to vets in languages of 27 member states


At the start of a year which is likely to see Article 50 triggered, the BVA has sent New Year greetings to vets around the world in the languages of the EU. 

1st Jan 2017

30th Dec 2016

Prices

Waitrose stocking new pork shoulder products


As debate continues around the issue of new product development in the pork sector, Waitrose is stocking some interesting new lines.

27th Dec 2016

NPANews

Red Tractor offers tips on scheme compliance


Red Tractor has published a 'Top Tips' flyer for producers to helping them to prepare for an assessment and avoid non-corformances. 

26th Dec 2016

Environment

Reminder on rodenticide rule change and options


The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use has reminded farmers about the options they have available following recent rule changes.

24th Dec 2016

HealthWelfare

Livestock sectors to set antibiotic objectives


The UK livestock sectors will define objectives to reduce, refine and replace antibiotic use over the coming months.