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5th Jul 2022


NPA calls on Prime Minister to step up border controls in face of growing ASF risk

The NPA has called on the Prime Minister to take action to improve the UK’s border controls, in the face of a growing risk of diseases like ASF reaching the UK.

5th Jul 2022


Sustainable Farming Incentive opens for applications

The Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) has opened for applications in England.

4th Jul 2022


NPA urges extra vigilance as ASF continues to spread in Germany

The NPA has urged pig producers to be extra vigilant and to ensure biosecurity controls are fully up to scratch as African swine fever continues to spread in Germany. 

1st Jul 2022


Average cost of production reaches 244p/kg in June

The average cost of pig production increased by 4p to 244p/kg in June, despite a welcome fall in the wheat price. 

1st Jul 2022


NPA advertising for new CEO - last chance to get your application in!

Today is the last chance to put your name forward to be the new CEO of the NPA, a unique opportunity to lead an award-winning team. 

30th Jun 2022


BBC News highlights impact of soaring costs on pig farms

The devastating impact of rising costs of production on farms, including pig businesses, was highlighted on the BBC New at Ten programme yesterday. 

28th Jun 2022


NPA disappointed but not surprised as Defra rejects calls for pig industry support

Defra has rejected calls from MPs to provide direct support to pig producers in recognition of the dire financial situation the pig industry has been going through over the past year.

23rd Jun 2022


NPA welcomes big reduction in antibiotic usage in pigs

A further signifcant reduction in antibiotic use in the UK pig sector is a reflection of the sustained efforts of producers and vets to use medicines more responsibly. 

22nd Jun 2022


NPA welcomes Minister's commitment to 'collective approach' on farrowing crates

The NPA has welcomed a commitment by Farming Minister Victoria Prentis to work ‘carefully and sensitively’ with the pig industry on any moves to ban farrowing crates.

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.