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4th Apr 2022

Prices

NPA fighting for the future of the pig industry


The NPA is continuing to push at all levels to get pig prices up to a level that ensures a future for pig production in the UK.

4th Apr 2022

NPANews

NPA bangs the drum on ASF again to Government


The NPA has responded to the Government call for views on their biological security strategy to highlight the risk the national pig herd from ASF. 

1st Apr 2022

NPANews

NPA South Central Regional meeting - a more positive mood


NPA kicked off this spring’s regional meetings with the South Central event on Wednesday, this time at a new venue in Donnington.

31st Mar 2022

Brussels

Defra Farming Rules for Water update brings much-needed clarity


Defra’s clarification on the Farming Rules for Water (FRfW) should go some way to clearing up the confusion of last year. 

31st Mar 2022

Brussels

Shape the Future - just hours left to register to vote on AHDB priorities


Levy payers have until midday today to register to vote on how their AHDB levy is spent in April. 

30th Mar 2022

HealthWelfare

Faster PCR TB test rollout begins


The new PCR test that will identify TB infection more quickly and simply in animals post-mortem has been rolled out in Great Britain.

30th Mar 2022

HealthWelfare

Further delays on import checks expose UK to unacceptable African swine fever risk


The NPA has hit out at plans within Government to delay import checks on goods from the EU yet again. 

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.