15th Dec 2021
'It's time the pain was felt by all' - Zoe calls for support from 'broken' supply chain to save pig industry
The pork supply chain is 'broken', with primary producers bearing the brunt of the current crisis - and all parties must now pull together to save the industry.
14th Dec 2021
Zoe among industry leaders to call for urgent action to address supply chain issues
A coalition of food and farming organisations, including the NPA, has urged the Government to take ‘urgent action’ to fix the structural industry issues.
10th Dec 2021
Parish promises to put pressure on Ministers and supply chain to back pig producers
EFRA chair Neil Parish has promised to put pressure on Defra Ministers to do more to support pig producers directly during the current crisis.
9th Dec 2021
AHDB forced to drop plans for cull and render service
Plans an on-farm cull and render service as a backstop to help producers reduce the backlog of pigs on-farm have been dropped.
8th Dec 2021
Levy payers asked to register for AHDB vote in the spring
Levy payers are being urged to register now in order to vote on the AHDB sectors' priorities in the spring.
7th Dec 2021
Pig sector 'next in line' for Government intervention on supply chains - Prentis
The pig sector is next in line for Government regulation to ensure fairness in the supply chain, Farming Minister Victoria Prentis has told MPs.
6th Dec 2021
'We won't have a pig industry by early next summer' - Zoe responds to Eustice comments on industry crisis
The NPA has warned George Eustice there won’t be a pig industry in the summer unless the Government acts to support desperate British pig farmers.
3rd Dec 2021
NPA calls on Eustice to convene roundtable summit as industry crisis worsens
The NPA is calling on Defra Secretary George Eustice to convene a roundtable bringing together all parts of the supply chain to discuss the worsening pig industry crisis.
3rd Dec 2021
Producer views sought for Defra on proposed legislation changes
Defra is seeking views on proposed changes to an important piece of legislation. We need your input.
29th Nov 2021
NPA urges producers to respond to MPs' call for evidence on Farming Rules for Water
The NPA is urging producers to respond individually to the EFRA Committee's investigation into the ‘Farming Rules for Water’ (FRFW).