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15th May 2023


New sponsors sought for Pig Industry Scholarship

The Pig Industry Scholarship is on the look out for new sponsors for the 2024-25 programme. 

11th May 2023


NPA urges Defra to act on 'concerning' report on outdated IT systems

The NPA has described a report by MPs calling for an overhaul of Defra's outdated IT systems as concerning'.

9th May 2023


Countryside Stewardship grants offer slurry cover options for pig farmers

Countryside Stewardship Scheme capital grants for slurry storage are currently available to support pig producers. 

5th May 2023


Spencer promises to take industry concerns over new welfare labelling proposals on board

Mark Spencer has told UK industry leaders that the Government will ‘fully consider’ their concerns as it develops new animal welfare labelling laws.

3rd May 2023


Porkwatch survey shows mixed results, amid labelling shift

The latest AHDB Porkwatch figures showed very mixed results in terms of support for British pork products across the 10 retailers.

2nd May 2023


Defra follows NPA advice with Romania-focused ASF campaign

Defra has followed advice from the NPA to introduce a new ASF communications campaign targeting the UK's Romanian community.

2nd May 2023


NPA discusses antibiotics in pig sector as part of RUMA campaign

The NPA has highlighted the progress the pig sector has made in measuring and reducing antibiotic usage in recent years.

2nd May 2023


Food Matters Live podcast: ASF

The Food Matters Live podcast which is a guide to exploring what lies ahead for food and nutrition has covered the very important topic of ASF.

26th Apr 2023


RUMA launches pig sector-focused social media campaign

RUMA (the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture) is launching a social media campaign this week focusing in pigs.

25th Apr 2023


Real welfare assessments reports no longer accessible from May

Access Real Welfare assessment reports will end next month, after AHDB decided to end funding for the programme and the Pig Health Scheme, following the Shape the Future vote.