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17th Dec 2021


NPA responds to EFRA call for evidence on Farming Rules for Water

The NPA has responded to the EFRA Committee’s call for evidence on the Farming Rules for Water.

16th Dec 2021


Asda drives increase in British pork on display on retail shelves

A big increase in the volume of British pork on Asda’s shelves has driven a healthy overall rise in British pork on display across the big UK retailers.

15th Dec 2021


NPA discusses Farming Rules for Water with Defra Ministers and Environment Agency

Lizzie recently participated in a vital meeting with other farming organisations, the EA and Defra, including two Ministers, to discuss the Farming Rules for Water.

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.