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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.

9th Jun 2022


YNPA comment - I want the voice of the industry's young people to be heard loud and clear

In the latest issue of Pig World, Samantha Carmichael, MSD’s national veterinary key account manager, set out her ambitions as the new chair of Young NPA. 

8th Jun 2022


Vietnam announces new ASF vaccine

In a potentially significant development, Vietnamese has announced that it has successfully developed an African swine fever (ASF) vaccine.

7th Jun 2022


Zinc oxide supplies to last for one year after June cut-off date

The NPA has urged the pig sector to focus on the transition away from zinc oxide, after it was confirmed that supplies are likely to be available for another year only. 

6th Jun 2022


COP reaches 240p/kg, highlighting need for further pig price rises

The average cost of production for pig producers reached 240p/kg in May, up a further 10p from the April figure as costs continue to soar. 

30th May 2022


Phase out of zinc oxide

An update from PigZin licence holder on when supplies will run to.

30th May 2022


Exciting step forward for gene editing

Legislation to cut red tape and support the development of innovative tech was introduced into the House of Commons on May 25.