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7th Dec 2022

Environment

Join Defra Slurry Infrastructure Grant seminar today


Defra is hosting a seminar today, which will provide insights into the new Slurry Infrastructure Grant scheme.

5th Dec 2022

HealthWelfare

ASF detected in Czech Republic again


African swine fever (ASF) has been found in a wild boar in the Czech Republic, close to the German and Polish borders.

28th Nov 2022

NPANews

Survey seeks views on new Assistant Farm Manager apprenticeship


Pig businesses are being urged to take part in a survey to gauge views on a new Assistant Farm Manager apprenticeship standard.

28th Nov 2022

NPANews

Pilot scheme to encourage new entrants into farming


Entrepreneurs wanting to get into farming in England can apply now to take part in Defra’s New Entrants Support Scheme pilot. 

23rd Nov 2022

Environment

NPA welcomes Defra announcement on £250,000 Slurry Infrastructure grants


The NPA has welcomed Defra's announcement that farmers in England will soon be able to apply for grants of up to £250,000 to improve their slurry storage.

23rd Nov 2022

NPANews

Driving force behind #BiteIntoBritish wins Chris Brant Award


Yorkshire pig producer Anna Longthorp, one of the driving forces behind the #BiteIntoBritish campaign, has won the Chris Brant Award. 

23rd Nov 2022

NPANews

Lizzie, Zoe and Anna honoured at National Pig Awards


Some familiar figures picked up prestigious awards at last night's National Pig Awards in London. 

18th Nov 2022

HealthWelfare

Becca's blog - Antibiotics awareness day


November 18 marks European Antibiotics Awareness Day, a European health initiative which provides a platform and support for campaigns on the prudent use of antibiotics.

18th Nov 2022

Westminster

EFRA Committee Food Security inquiry discusses pig industry crisis


The plight of the UK pig industry was highlighted a recent evidence session of the House of Commons EFRA Select Committee.

17th Nov 2022

Environment

NPA gives its backing to UK food industry deforestation-free soy commitment


A coalition of industry bodies representing 60% of UK soy consumption have announced new plans to move to deforestation-free soy.