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19th Jan 2017


Lister highlights antibiotic alternative to millions on One Show

The steps NPA chairman Richard Lister is taking to cut antibiotic usage on his farm were showcased to millions of BBC viewers last night.

18th Jan 2017


ASF continues to spread in Eastern Europe

African Swine Fever continues to spread in wild boar and on farms in Eastern Europe, causing significant cost and disruption. 

18th Jan 2017


Search begins to find new chair for AHDB Pork

The formal process of finding a replacement for AHDB Pork chair Meryl Ward is underway. 

17th Jan 2017


NPA responds to May Brexit speech with EU labour warning

The NPA has responded to the Prime Minister's speech on Brexit with a warning to the Government about the importance of EU labour. 

17th Jan 2017


Prime Minister to signal departure from Single Market

Prime Minister Theresa May is epxected to signal that the UK will leave the Single Market, following its departure from the EU. 

17th Jan 2017


New avian flu restrictions in place in Lincolnshire

Restrictions have been put in place around another farm in Lincolnshire following confirmation of the H5N8 avian flu virus. 

17th Jan 2017


FAO forecasts 'more pressure' for pork prices

Global meat prices fell by 7 per cent year-on-year in 2016, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

16th Jan 2017


Important information on new NVZ designations

Defra has started to issue notices to farmers it believes now fall within Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ), following the latest re-designation.

14th Jan 2017


NPA heading to Downing Street for Brexit talks

The National Pig Association has been invited to Downing Street to outline its views and concerns ahead of crucial Government Brexit negotiations.

13th Jan 2017


Urgent - please fill in our survey to support the case for zinc

NPA is running a survey to gather information to back our case to retain the ability to use zinc in piglet diets.