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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).