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15th May 2023

NPANews

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

Westminster

NPA urges Defra to act on 'concerning' report on outdated IT systems


The NPA has described a report by MPs calling for an overhaul of Defra's outdated IT systems as concerning'.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

Environment

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

Westminster

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

Prices

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

HealthWelfare

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

HealthWelfare

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

HealthWelfare

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

HealthWelfare

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

Environment

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.