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1st Nov 2022

HealthWelfare

Avian flu housing measures introduced on national scale


Defra has announced that new mandatory housing measures will be implemented across England from November 7.

31st Oct 2022

Westminster

NPA urges Coffey to use ongoing reviews to bring about beneficial reforms for pig sector


The NPA has urged the new Defra Secretary Therese Coffey to use two ongoing reviews to introduce beneficial reforms for the industry.

31st Oct 2022

NPANews

Pig sector businesses urged to respond to labour survey


The NPA is urging businesses from across the pig sector to respond to a survey gathering data on labour shortages in the UK food supply chain.

28th Oct 2022

NPANews

A 'positive response' - more than 300 responses submitted to Defra pig supply chain review


More than 300 industry responses were submitted to Defra's review of Contractual Practice in the UK Pig Sector.

27th Oct 2022

HealthWelfare

Industry bodies warn of 'devastating' impact of new veterinary requirement for exports


Meat industry and farming bodies have warned the Government that a new post-Brexit requirement in December could have a 'devastating' impact.

25th Oct 2022

NPANews

Move to reinstate upper weight limit for boars postponed


A move to reinstate the deadweight limit for boars has been postponed as some pig producers continue to experience backlogs on farms.

24th Oct 2022

HealthWelfare

Dover checks uncover illegal meat, highlighting ASF risk for pig sector


Large volumes of raw meat from countries that have reported ASF in their pig herds have been seized in a 24-hour operation at Dover port. 

24th Oct 2022

Environment

Catchment Sensitive Farming partnership expanded across England


Farmers across England are now able to benefit from the advice of CSF advisers following the expansion of the programme.

24th Oct 2022

NPANews

NPA Autumn Regionals conclude with Eastern event this week


The fourth and final NPA Autumn Regional, the Eastern event, takes place on Tuesday at Diss Rugby Club.

21st Oct 2022

NPANews

Forum latest - South West members make NPA subs pledge


The latets post on the forum comes from the South West, where members have pledged to pay their subs early and with 50% extra added on.