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4th Oct 2017


Educating the medics on antibiotic use in pigs

A group of high-profile medics, including Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies, visited a pig farm recently to learn about antibiotic use in the sector. 

3rd Oct 2017


NPA responds to Michael Gove comments on pigs' ears to China

The NPA has responded to the suggestion by Defra Secretary Michael Gove that Brexit could open the doors to sales of pigs' ears to China.

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.

29th Sep 2017


Red Tractor appoints former Sainsbury's head of agriculture

Red Tractor Assurance has appointed Sainsbury’s former head of agriculture Sue Lockhart as its new head of assurance.

29th Sep 2017


Ed's Brexit round-up

It's been the Labour Party's turn in the spotlight this week. What did the NPA make of Brighton?

27th Sep 2017


Company aims to take the fear out of social media

A new company has been set up to help farmers and rural business owners get to grips with social media training. 

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


Ed's Brexit round-up - Florence reaction!

Ed's weekly Brexit roundup on the day Theresa May delivered her big speech. But did it live up Ed's expectations?