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18th Mar 2024

Prices

Latest Defra figures show throughputs remain suppressed


The latest Defra UK slaughter statistics show UK pig throughputs remain well down on year-earlier levels. 
 

15th Mar 2024

NPANews

Rob Mutimer re-elected as chair of the National Pig Association


Rob Mutimer has been re-elected by the NPA Board as chairman of the NPA to serve for another three years.

14th Mar 2024

NPANews

Members Area - animal rights activism update


An update has been posted in the Members' Area regarding the animal rights activism targeting the farming sector. 

14th Mar 2024

NPANews

Final Young NPA regional meeting at Newbury today - still time to book!


The last of three Young NPA regional meetings will take place at Newbury tonight - and there is still time to book your place. 

11th Mar 2024

NPANews

NPA responds to new Defra labelling plans


The NPA has highlighted potential concerns with Defra's plans for changes to food labelling regulations. 

8th Mar 2024

NPANews

YNPA 'From Farm to Shelf' Regional Meetings - One more to go!


YNPA vice-chair Emma Wormington discusses the success of the group's first two regional meetings and looks forward to the final one next week.  

8th Mar 2024

HealthWelfare

NPA blog - thoughts from a valuable fact-finding mission to Spain to look at farrowing systems


The NPA's Katie Jarvis discusses the findings from a recent industry fact-finding mission to Spain to gather information on farrowing systems. 

8th Mar 2024

NPANews

Rural support charity announces new helpline


YANA has announced the launch of a new live helpline, which will aim to provide immediate support to individuals.

7th Mar 2024

Environment

Agricultural Property Relief extended in budget to include environmental management schemes


Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Spring Budget included one element of interest to farmers, particularly those in environmental schemes. 

6th Mar 2024

NPANews

Red Tractor urged to discontinue Greener Farms Commitment by farming unions and AHDB


The UK farming unions and AHDB have called for Red Tractor to discontinue its plans to introduce a Greener Farms Commitment (GFC).