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20th May 2021

Prices

Pig prices continue to rise but soaring costs hit profit prospects


Pig prices continue to rise at a healthy rate, although high input prices mean most producers are continuing to operate at a loss, according to AHDB. 

19th May 2021

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Defra unveils proposals for lump sum retirement scheme


BPS claimants will be offered lump sum payments if they wish to leave the industry, under the reform of farm payments in England. 

19th May 2021

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Less than two weeks to submit final Defra productivity grant claims


Farmers are reminded that the latest round of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme (CPSG) will close on May 31. 

18th May 2021

Prices

Cranswick profits surge again


Cranswick has reported a 27% leap in a profits to around £130 million during the latest financial year on the back of ‘exceptionally robust demand’. 

18th May 2021

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NPA joins calls for Government to stand up for farmers in Australia and NZ deals


The NPA has joined other UK farming organisations in urging the Government to stand up for UK farmers in trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand.

17th May 2021

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Important survey for members


Members are asked to take a few minures to fill in a very important, and short, survey for the NPA.  

17th May 2021

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New social media campaign to raise awareness of leadership training


A new campaign is underway, with the aim of raising awareness of pan-industry leadership training across the agricultural career spectrum.

17th May 2021

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A forum for people sending animals, farm products or machinery to Northern Ireland


Defra is establishing a new industry forum for all businesses within the agri-food supply chain moving goods between GB and NI.

14th May 2021

Brussels

NPA blog - Eyeing up future opportunities in the US


Charlie Dewhirst discusses the potential opportunities for UK pork in the US, following a US trade event that he chaired. 

14th May 2021

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Pig Forums available online


The Pig & Poultry Forums, featuring NPA chairman Rob Mutimer in the pig outlook session, are now available online.