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1st Jan 2017


NPA chair's New Year message - we need a supply chain that values its suppliers

In his New Year message, NPA chairman Richard Lister calls for the supply chain to value its suppliers and urges the industry to stand firm against the 'bullies'.

31st Dec 2016


2017 - a unique opportunity for a new deal for farming

In his New Year message, NFU president Meurig Raymond said 2017 offered a unique opportunity to present a new deal for farming.

30th Dec 2016


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.

29th Dec 2016


Festive season reminder - remain vigilant!

Members are reminded to be extra vigilant during the festive period as previous history has shown units can be vulnerable to incursions at this time.

28th Dec 2016


Looking forward to 2017 - reasonable outlook for first six months

AHDB Pork's market specialist manager, Stephen Howarth, outlines the market prospects for the year ahead, after a better end to 2016. 

27th Dec 2016


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


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


Livestock sectors to set antibiotic objectives

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

23rd Dec 2016


Meryl Ward to stand down as AHDB Pork chair

Lincolnshire farmer Meryl Ward has announced she will be standing down as chair of AHDB Pork at the end of March in order to concentrate on her business. 

22nd Dec 2016


Pig price continues to rise in run-up to Christmas

The UK pig price continued its upward curve in the run up to Christmas, although the latest increase was the smallest for some time.