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8th Feb 2023


Industry seeks evidence to back calls for zinc oxide return

Pig industry organisations are working with Defra and the VMD to gather evidence to justify a return of zinc oxide products in the UK in future.

7th Feb 2023


Defra-funded vet visits to be rolled out more widely

Annual Health and Welfare Reviews are set to be rolled out more widely to livestock producers, following successful trials of the initiative.  

6th Feb 2023


NPA responds to South Korea consultation

The NPA has responded to the Department for International Trade’s call for input on trade with South Korea. 

3rd Feb 2023


Defra report on pork supply chain review expected 'very soon'

An eagerly-awaited report by Defra on its review of the pork supply chain is expected ‘very soon’, according to Farming Minister Mark Spencer.

3rd Feb 2023


Government consults on Veterinary Medicines

The long-awaited consultation on veterinary medicine legislation was published on February 2.

31st Jan 2023


Defra environment scheme offers limited benefits for pig farmers - but more opportunities to come

Pig farmers will not see many benefits from Defra’s new environmental schemes, but other funding streams should become increasingly available. 

31st Jan 2023


Last chance to apply for Slurry infrastructure Grant

Members are reminded that today is the last opportunity to apply for a Slurry Infrasructure grant.

30th Jan 2023


Do you fancy a subsidised trip to a European pig congress in Spain?

NPA members have a unique opportunity to attend an important European pig congress in Spainat a subsidised rate. 

25th Jan 2023


ASF found in wild boar in Greece   

A wild boar has been found with African swine fever (ASF) for the first time in mainland Greece.

25th Jan 2023


Members Area alert - animal rights activity

The latest post in the Members' Area is an update on the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector in East Anglia.