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21st Jun 2022


Peers call for more action from Government and retailers to save pork sector

Peers have called on the Government and retailers to act before it is too late to save the British pig industry.

20th Jun 2022


EA to pause N & P reporting requirement on permitted farms

The Environment Agency is to pause the BAT requirement to report N & P emissions from livestock manures on permitted farms.

20th Jun 2022


Have your say on a Payment-by-Results scheme for animal welfare

Farmers are urged to take part in a Defra-funded survey on the Payment-by-Results scheme, which will provide funds for animal welfare improvements.

17th Jun 2022


National Pig Awards entry deadline looming

Any producers considering entering for the 2022 National Pig Awards are urged to get their entries in as soon as possible. 

17th Jun 2022


YNPA visit to Lallemand

A group of YNPA members headed to Malvern on 15 June to Lallemand’s bacteria production facility.

16th Jun 2022


Red Tractor pigs maternity cover role

Red Tractor is looking to recruit a Pigs Technical Manager on a fixed term contract as maternity cover.

15th Jun 2022


Zoe awarded NPA Lifetime Fellowship, as 'exceptional contribution' praised

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has been awarded a Lifetime Fellowship of the NPA, in recognition of her huge contribution to the association and wider industry.

13th Jun 2022


NPA calls for more support, as new data highlights pig industry contraction

The NPA has called on the supply chain and Government to do more to support pig producers, as new data shows the extent to which the industry is contracting. 

10th Jun 2022


What exactly are the big retailers doing to help the pig sector through its crisis?

A closer look at what each of the big retailers is doing to support the pig sector. 

9th Jun 2022


Defra unveils more details of slurry storage grants

Defra has announced more details about the new slurry storage grants that will be launched later this year, as part of the Farming Investment Fund.