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11th Mar 2022

NPANews

A welcome boost - Processors increase prices by 12-16p


Cranswick has today increased its weekly price by 16p in what it says is a response to soaring producer costs of production. 

10th Mar 2022

NPANews

NPA Press Release: Future of British pork supply at risk if retailers fail to act now


The NPA is calling on retailers to significantly increase the price they pay for their pork to save the British pig industry from total collapse.

10th Mar 2022

NPANews

NPA highlights industry plight at parliamentary reception


The NPA highlighted the pig industry's disastrous situation at a parliamentary reception this week.

9th Mar 2022

Brussels

Porkwatch: Which retailers are backing British pig farmers?


The January AHDB Porkwatch showed relatively healthy overall support for fresh British pork, but, as always, there is plenty of room for improvement.

9th Mar 2022

NPANews

Register now to have a say on how your levy is spent


Levy payers have until the end of this month to register to entitle you vote on AHDB's future priorities - and, indirectly, the size of the levy. 

7th Mar 2022

NPANews

Follow-up pig industry roundtable meeting keeps the pressure up to reduce backlog


The first follow-up meeting to the February 10 pig industry crisis summit took place on Thursday, to specifically assess the backlog situation.

3rd Mar 2022

HealthWelfare

Defra launches African swine fever consultation


Defra has launched a 'informal consultation' on proposed amendments to disease control measures for ASF in England.

2nd Mar 2022

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes roll out of faster test for bovine TB detection


Defra has announced the roll out of the PCR test for bTB that will reduce the length of time pig herds are held under restriction due to suspect cases.

2nd Mar 2022

HealthWelfare

Have your say on new animal health and welfare grants


Pig producers are being urged to have a say on what form new Animal Health and Welfare Grants ‘planned for late 2022’ should take.

1st Mar 2022

HealthWelfare

UK Pig Industry Welfare Training platform launched


The UK Pig Industry Welfare Training platform is launched today, with the first module focusing on the moving and handling of pigs.