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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).

29th Nov 2021


Roadhogs teams up with Allen Farming Group for training initiative

Roadhogs Recruitment has teamed up with Allen Farming Group, to create an on-the-job training scheme for entry-level pig stockpeople.

26th Nov 2021


NPA welcomes Waitrose commitment on pricing to support producers

The NPA has welcomed a pledge by Waitrose to back British pig producers during the current crisis by increasing the price it pays for pigs. 

24th Nov 2021


Farrowing crate clause dropped, as Government and Opposition listen to NPA

A clause that would have banned farrowing crates immediately has been thrown out of legislation currently going through parliament. 

23rd Nov 2021


Thompsons of York named NPA Allied Industry Member of the Year

Thompsons of York, specialists in manufacturing and supplying high quality pig feeds, won the NPA Allied Industry Member of the Year Award. 

23rd Nov 2021


Pig vet Duncan Berkshire honoured with Chris Brant Award

Pig vet Duncan Berkshire has been awarded the 2021 Chris Brant Award in recognition of his phenomenal contribution to the pig industry over the years.

18th Nov 2021


Farming Investment Fund opens with £27m of farm productivity grants

Farmers are now able to apply for grants worth £27 million for productivity-boosting equipment under the Farming Investment Fund.