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30th Mar 2022

Environment

NPA welcomes Defra commitment on Farming Rules for Water


The NPA has welcomed a statement from Defra that it does not intend to ban autumn manure spreading through the Farming Rules for Water (FRfW).

29th Mar 2022

Environment

NPA responds to due Defra consultation on due diligence on forest risk commodities


The NPA has responded to Defra's consultation on the implementation of due diligence on forest risk commodities. 

29th Mar 2022

Environment

EA advice on permit surrender and temporary cessation options


The Environment Agency has provided an update on ‘permit surrender’, where operators choose to cancel their permit.

29th Mar 2022

NPANews

We Eat Balanced campaign proves a hit with young consumers


AHDB’s We Eat Balanced TV advert successfully communicated that meat and dairy can be part of a balanced diet.

29th Mar 2022

HealthWelfare

NPA responds to Defra African swine fever consultation


The NPA has responded to a Defra consultation on proposed amendments to African swine fever (ASF) regulations in England. 

23rd Mar 2022

Prices

Removal of 25% US maize tariff could bring feed price boost


In a move that should ease some of the pressure on feed prices, the UK will be lifting the 25% tariff on US maize imports.

22nd Mar 2022

NPANews

What should Defra's small welfare grants cover?


Defra is currently working on developing the small grants scheme as part of the Animal Health and Welfare pathway.

21st Mar 2022

NPANews

Ukrainian pig sector appeals for support as war causes crisis 'of enormous scale'


The Association of Ukrainian pig breeders has issued a plea for humanitarian assistance as the war generates an 'enormous crisis' for the country's pig industry. 

21st Mar 2022

Prices

NPA welcomes big Morrisons price increase and urges other retailers to follow suit


The NPA has welcomed the move by Morrisons to increase its weekly contribution price by a massive 30p to 180p/kg.

18th Mar 2022

Prices

SPP will take time to react to processor and Europe price rises


The welcome processor price increases announced a week ago are likely to have come too late to feed into that week’s SPP.