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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.

15th Sep 2017


Ed's Brexit round-up

Westminster is now back in full swing (for a short while at least) and there's plenty happening on the Brexit front. 

15th Sep 2017


Red Tractor pork changes from October 1

Red Tractor pork standards are changing this autumn, with most of the key changes coming in from October 1. Here is a summary of what you need to know. 

14th Sep 2017


Antibiotic advisory website updated

A website set up to promote responsible use of antibiotics on farms has been updated to provide farmers with a 'one-stop shop' on the subject. 

12th Sep 2017


Efforts to continue to secure China trotter exports

Negotiations will continue on getting permission for more meat plants to export trotters to China, after three plants were granted permission last month.