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5th Mar 2021

HealthWelfare

Eustice urges employers to engage in COVID testing programme


Defra Secretary George Eustice has written an open letter urging employers to sign up for the Government's workplace coronavirus testing programme.

4th Mar 2021

HealthWelfare

NPA calls on Defra to reject 'unscientific' transport proposals


The NPA has called on Defra to reject proposals contained in a consultation on improvements to animal welfare in transport. 

4th Mar 2021

Prices

NPA welcomes temporary suspension of retaliatory US tariffs


The NPA has welcomed the temporary suspension, for four months, of all retaliatory tariffs on UK exports resulting from the Airbus dispute.

4th Mar 2021

Prices

SPP rises but slaughter down and weights still high


The GB EU-spec SPP increased for the first week since mid-July last week, rising by 0.33p to average 138.79p/kg.

3rd Mar 2021

Brussels

'It is easier to fly my pigs to China than the EU'


It is easier to export pigs to China than to our near neighbours in the EU, Northamptonshire pig producer Charlie Thompson told BBC Look East.

3rd Mar 2021

Westminster

Budget 2021 - the key points for pig producers


Chancellor Rishi Sunak today delivered a Budget which he hopes will steer the UK out of the pandemic and begin to balance the books after a year of unprecedented peacetime spending. 

3rd Mar 2021

NPANews

"Things may still look pretty bleak, but I feel that we have achieved some really positive things" - Zoe


In the March issue of Pig World, NPA chief executive Zoe Davies explained how the NPA has been helping the industry during an incredibly difficult time.  

3rd Mar 2021

Environment

Defra provides details on Slurry Investment Scheme (SIS)


Defra has clarified just what the Slurry Investment Scheme (SIS), which will be offered from 2022, will look like.

2nd Mar 2021

Brussels

NPA Elections 2021: New Pig Industry Group elected


See who made it onto the first ever elected NPA Pig Industry Group (PIG). 

2nd Mar 2021

NPANews

Last chance to respond to Red Tractor consultation


The NPA's draft response to the Red Tractor consultation is ready for members to read and comment on.