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23rd Aug 2022

NPANews

Further R&D funding announced as successful pig projects revealed


A total of £16.5 million in additonal funding for innovative farming R&D projects has been announced by the Government. 

23rd Aug 2022

NPANews

Diversity in agriculture - view Flavian's AHDB webinar


YNPA vice-chair Flavian Obiero shared his passion for getting people from a non-traditional background interested in agriculture in an AHDB webinar last week.

22nd Aug 2022

NPANews

NPA delighted to announce Lizzie Wilson as new chief executive


The NPA is delighted to announce that Lizzie Wilson has been appointed as the association’s new chief executive.

22nd Aug 2022

NPANews

Still time to join NPA supply chain focus groups this week - and take part in important survey!


The NPA will be hosting three online focus groups this week to gather important information to inform our response to Defra's pig supply chain review. 

18th Aug 2022

HealthWelfare

'Small but important' changes to Red Tractor pig standards from this autumn


A number of changes have made to the Red Tractor pig standards and will take effect from October 1. 

17th Aug 2022

NPANews

RPA seeking producers to test online slurry grant application service


The RPA is seeking farmers, including pig producers to test the new Slurry Infrastructure Grant online application checker. 

15th Aug 2022

NPANews

Pig supply chain review - 'take a deep breath, clench the teeth and hit that keyboard'


The latest post on the forum is an eloquent and heartfelt plea for producers to make their voices heard in Defra's Pig Supply Chain Review. 

15th Aug 2022

NPANews

Opportunity for producers to shape new skills and careers platform


Farmers have two months left to sign-up to become a ‘TIAH Cultivator’, a pilot scheme aimed of boosting skills and careers in farming. 

10th Aug 2022

HealthWelfare

Pig Health Scheme back at full capacity


Following a pause in assessments and a subsequent staged return the Pig Health Scheme is now operating at full capacity

8th Aug 2022

Westminster

Labour Shortage review launched by Defra


Defra has launched an Independent Review into Labour Shortages in the food supply chain.