22nd Apr 2022
New chair and vice-chair for Young NPA
Samantha Carmichael, MSD veterinary key account manager – Pigs, has been appointed as the new chair of Young NPA.
20th Apr 2022
Members Area latest - disease alert and advice to producers
Two new alerts have been posted in the Members' Area of the website.
19th Apr 2022
NPA and NFU call on Eustice for 'urgent, direct support' for producers
The NPA has written a joint letter with the NFU to Defra Secretary George Eustice calling for urgent, direct support for producers.
16th Apr 2022
Voluntary Lump Sum Exit Scheme open for applications
The voluntary Lump Sum Exit Scheme is now open for applications to recipients of direct payments.
15th Apr 2022
Pig farmers eligible for Covid Recovery Loan Scheme
We understand that pig farmers are eligible for the Recovery Loan Scheme, which supports access to finance for UK businesses recovering from the Covid pandemic.
14th Apr 2022
'Fed up and struggling to cope' - Wiltshire farmer highlights industry woes
Wiltshire pig farmer Cameron Naughton has again highlighted the huge struggles pig farmers are currently facing.
12th Apr 2022
UK aid for pig farmers on its way to Ukrainian farms
A consignment of products to help Ukrainian pig farmers is on its way from the UK to the the war-hit country’s pig producing regions.
7th Apr 2022
"We feel the government has completely abandoned us"
NPA member Cameron Naughton reflected the sentiments of many pig farmers on an excellent feature on the pig industry crisis by Channel 4 News.
6th Apr 2022
NPA press release: EFRA report on labour a wake-up call to Government
The NPA has called on the Government to work with the industry to address the labour issues that have crippled the pig sector over the past year.
5th Apr 2022
Producer highlights why soaring costs mean pig price must go beyond £2/kg
A pig producer has highlighted the impact of soaring input costs on their business to demonstrate why the pig price needs to increase beyond £2/kg.