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20th Jul 2021

NPANews

NPA welcomes 'proportionate' approach taken in new Red Tractor standards


The new Red Tractor pig standards include a raft of new requirements, including training on the handling of pigs and enhanced data collection.

20th Jul 2021

Environment

AHDB ammonia trial highlights improved performance and provides new data for EA emission factors


AHDB’s ammonia monitoring trial shows that the British pig industry is successfully reducing ammonia emissions, saving producers an estimated £15.3m.

19th Jul 2021

NPANews

Defra survey on the state of the labour market


Farming and food businesses are urged to take part in a Defra survey on the current state of the labour market across the food chain. 

19th Jul 2021

HealthWelfare

NPA taking part in UK-wide African swine fever exercise this week


The NPA is taking part in a UK-wide exercise that simulates an outbreak of ASF in the UK this week to test government contingency plans. 

19th Jul 2021

HealthWelfare

ASF in Germany, a timely reminder


The first cases of ASF in domestic pigs confirmed in Germany last week is a timely reminder to all producers that the disease isn’t far from our shores.

16th Jul 2021

HealthWelfare

African swine fever confirmed in domestic pigs in Germany for first time


African swine fever (ASF) has been discovered in domestic pigs in Germany for the first time, with two farms affected in the east of the country.

16th Jul 2021

NPANews

Last chance to nominate your NPA Allied Industry Member of the Year


Is there a company out there you believe delivers sustained and exceptional service to the UK pig sector?

15th Jul 2021

NPANews

British pig sector ready to play its part in delivering National Food Strategy


The British pig sector is well positioned to play a positive role in helping to deliver the new National Food Strategy’s objectives, says the NPA. 

13th Jul 2021

NPANews

Dates for the diary - NPA Autumn Regionals and RUMA Conference


We have updated the website with some autumn dates for your diary, including the welcome return of NPA Autumn Regional meetings. 

12th Jul 2021

NPANews

Survey shows public wants to protect British food in trade deals


A new survey has demonstrated the strength of feeling among the British public when it comes to upholding the UK’s high food standards in trade negotiations.