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9th Feb 2022


NPA sets out key asks ahead of crucial pig industry crisis summit

The NPA will seek a number of commitments from Government and the pork supply chain at an emergency summit tomorrow. 

9th Feb 2022


The pig industry's continuing progress on antibiotic usage

The NPA has highlighted the pig industry's ongoing progress on responsible antibiotic use, after Sunday's Countryfile focus. 

7th Feb 2022


Pig industry crisis summit to take place on Thursday

The pig industry crisis summit, bringing the supply chain together to thrash out solutions to the worsening situation, will take place this Thursday. 

4th Feb 2022


Red Tractor will align with VMD on zinc oxide position

Red Tractor has confirmed that it will align with the Veterinary Medicines Directorate's (VMD) position on zinc oxide.

3rd Feb 2022


Defra agrees to NPA-NFU request for pig industry crisis summit

Farming Minister Victoria Prentis has agreed to the joint NPA-NFU request for a roundtable event to discuss the worsening pig industry crisis.

2nd Feb 2022


New online training platform launches in March - producers will have three months to complete

A new online welfare training platform for pig producers will be launched on March 1, following a delay to make refinements. 

1st Feb 2022


Welfare grants - your views

NPA senior policy adviser Rebecca Veale has posted an important message in the Members' Area seeking producers' views on future Defra welfare grants. 

31st Jan 2022


Important survey for members on pig industry crisis

The NPA has launched a new survey for producers to help gather further evidence to support our case to address the pig industry crisis. 

31st Jan 2022


NPA and NFU urge Defra to convene supply chain summit, as pig industry faces collapse

The NPA and NFU have today issued a joint press release urging George Eustice to convene an emergency pig industry crisis summit. 

27th Jan 2022


Prentis promises clarity on Farming Rules for Water

Victoria Prentis has promised that Defra will work with the EA to ‘urgently’ provide farmers with much-needed clarity on the Farming Rules for Water (FRfW).