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5th Feb 2024

NPANews

Forum latest - help needed on dissertation


The latest post on the forum is a call for help with a survey for a dissertation on UK Farmer awareness of respiratory diseases.

5th Feb 2024

Brussels

Update - NPA veteran raises £18,000 and counting in January press ups challenge


Richard Longthorp has completed his January press-ups challenge, raising more than £18,000 for fellow Parkinson's sufferers. 

2nd Feb 2024

Prices

Lower prices squeeze Q4 margins slightly, but industry remains in profit


Pig producer margins fell back slightly during the final quarter of 2024, but the industry, on average, remains comfortably in the black. 

29th Jan 2024

NPANews

NPA searching for new senior policy adviser


The NPA is advertising for a new senior policy adviser to help make a real difference in shaping the future of the UK pig industry at this critical time. 

24th Jan 2024

Westminster

Government intending to introduce pig supply chain regulations in the summer - Spencer


Mark Spencer has confirmed that the Government is intending to introduce new legislation governing pig contracts in the summer.

23rd Jan 2024

Brussels

UK pigmeat production declines to five-year low


UK pigmeat production fell by 11% to a five-year low in 2023, as slaugherings declined by 10% to the lowest figure in a decade. 

19th Jan 2024

HealthWelfare

Lizzie highlights industry concerns over Dover funding cuts to Radio 4 listeners


Lizzie Wilson has told Radio 4 listeners of the deep industry concerns over Government plans to slash funding for illegal meat import checks.

17th Jan 2024

NPANews

Defra plans to cut budget for Dover illegal meat seizures could be catastrophic for pig sector - NPA


Lizzie Wilson has warned that Defra plans to cut the budget for illegal meat sizures at Dover could be ‘catastrophic’ for the pig sector. 

16th Jan 2024

Westminster

MPs to hold private session with producers to gather evidence for supply chain fairness inquiry


EFRA will be holding a 'private engagement event' with food producers to help inform its inquiry into Fairness in the Food Supply Chain.

16th Jan 2024

NPANews

Forum latest - a message to members and candidates ahead of voting


In the latest post on the forum, NPA vice-chair Hugh Crabtree urges members to check out candidates' manifestos and make sure they vote.