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23rd Feb 2022

HealthWelfare

Eustice sets out details of funding streams available under Animal Health and Welfare Pathway


George Eustice has set out more details of the Animal Health and Welfare Pathway, including fully-funded annual vet visits and grants.

22nd Feb 2022

NPANews

Irish Agriculture Minister announces €7m pig support package


Irish Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue has unveiled a €7 million support package for Ireland's pig producers. 

22nd Feb 2022

NPANews

'An utter disgrace and a disaster' - Batters hits out at Government over pig industry crisis


NFU president Minette Batters will today highlight the flaws in Government policy that have caused the 'disastrous' pig industry crisis. 

22nd Feb 2022

Environment

New reporting requirements for permitted producers to come into force in the spring


New environmental reporting requirements for permitted pig producers will come into force in the spring, according to AHDB. 

21st Feb 2022

Brussels

Defra sets out plans for slurry investment grants


Defra has set out its plans to support farmers in England wishing to invest in new slurry systems. 

18th Feb 2022

NPANews

Much-needed boost for pig industry as Defra agrees key change to slaughter scheme


In the first tangible benefit to come out of last week’s pig industry crisis summit, Defra has announced an important change to SIPS.

17th Feb 2022

Brussels

'We are going to keep fighting" - BBC documentary charts Morgan family pig crisis struggles


An excellent BBC documentary, broadcast last night, has shed light onto the harsh realities of living through the pig industry crisis.  

16th Feb 2022

NPANews

Support available for UK and EU pig farmers, as Defra rejects calls for compensation in England


As Defra refuses to consider compensation for struggling pig farmers in England, here is a round-up of support made available elsewhere.

15th Feb 2022

NPANews

Let's keep up the pressure - write to your MP!


Further to the Defra summit last week, it is vital that we use every avenue to ensure that the plan to tackle the backlog is implemented urgently.

14th Feb 2022

NPANews

Red Tractor pig members get more time to complete welfare training


Red Tractor pig scheme members have been given more time to complete the new online pig welfare training platform.