Pig and Poultry Fair logoNational Pig Association - The voice of the British pig industry

Pig World logo

Home > News


31st Mar 2023


Reminder - application window for productivity and slurry grants closes next week

Pig producers are reminded that the application window for Productivity and Slurry grants closes on Tuesday, April 4. 

31st Mar 2023


NPA welcomes opportunity for pork exports under CPTPP deal

The NPA has welcomed the news that the UK has struck a deal to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

30th Mar 2023


NPA calls for robust action after shocking meat fraud revelations

The NPA has urged the authorities to clamp down in the strongest possible terms on apparent illegal activity in the pork supply chain. 

29th Mar 2023


Making the rules for farming easier to find

Defra has published a new post all about 'Making the rules for farming easier to find' on its Farming blog.

28th Mar 2023


NPA Pig Industry Group highlights flaws in Defra welfare labelling plans

The NPA’s Pig Industry Group (PIG) has highlighted numerous flaws in Defra’s plans to introduce mandatory animal welfare labelling in the UK.

27th Mar 2023


Ready, steady, apply

The window for the first round of Animal Health and Welfare Grants is now open.

27th Mar 2023


Rattlerow appoints Andrew Saunders as chairman

Rattlerow has announced that former former Pilgrim’s UK agriculture director Andrew Saunders will shortly be joining the company as chairman of Lawson Partners.

16th Mar 2023


A more positive outlook but a long road to recovery - PIG

While the situation for pig producers is undoubtedly improving after two years of crisis and heavy losses, there will be no rapid road to recovery.

14th Mar 2023


NPA backing AHDB calls for retraction of controversial meat study

The NPA is fully backing AHDB's request for The Lancet to retract its 2019 study, ‘The Global Burden of Disease’, which links red meat consumption to cancer.

9th Mar 2023


Advice on keeping and moving animals in extreme weather

With Met Office Amber warnings in parts of the country, APHA has issued a reminder keeping animals in extreme weather.