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12th Jan 2022

NPANews

Dates for the diary - 2022 NPA Regional events announced


We can confirm the dates and venues of the NPA Spring and Autumn Regional meetings for this year. 

12th Jan 2022

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes VMD decision on future use of Zinc Oxide


The NPA has welcomed an announcement by the VMD that will, hopefully, give pig producers access to Zinc Oxide for longer than currently expected.

10th Jan 2022

HealthWelfare

African swine fever found in wild boar in Italy


In a major new development in the spread of the pig virus in Europe, African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed in a wild boar in Italy. 

10th Jan 2022

NPANews

Tesco customers urged to #biteintobritish


Customers visiting a Tesco store in Leeds on Friday were left in doubts about the merits of biting into British, following a successful pilot event.

6th Jan 2022

Environment

Defra unveils plans for new environmental land management schemes


Defra Secretary George Eustice has unveiled details of two new environmental land management schemes in England.

5th Jan 2022

NPANews

Covid issues in the supply chain


The AIC is reporting that some of its feed company members are struggling as a result of Covid self isolation and a lack of tests in mills. 

5th Jan 2022

Brussels

Industry to gather for #biteintobritish event in Leeds on Friday


People from across the pig industry will gather for a #biteintobritish event at a Tesco store in Leeds on Friday.

5th Jan 2022

NPANews

We Eat Balanced consumer campaign back underway


AHDB’s We Eat Balanced has returned to TV screens with a new advert designed to promote the benefits of eating pork, beef and lamb.

4th Jan 2022

NPANews

Avian flu - NPA guidance updated


As avian flu continues to be confirmed in record numbers on poultry units across the country, the NPA has updated its guidance for pig producers.  

1st Jan 2022

NPANews

Pig industry needs supply chain and Government support as we seek recovery in 2022 - NPA chairman


In his New Year message, NPA chairman Rob Mutimer sets out his hopes for 2022, after the turmoil of 2021.