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6th Apr 2021

HealthWelfare

Pig producers wanted for project to inform future funding opportunities


ADAS is looking for farmers to take part in a research project that will inform future Government schemes to promote good welfare on pig farms.  
 

3rd Apr 2021

NPANews

Trade and Agriculture Commission's final report - key conclusions


The Trade and Agriculture Commission (TAC) has this month published its final report.

1st Apr 2021

NPANews

NPA submits English pig industry COVID support request to Defra


The NPA has submitted a request to Defra for a £3.2 million COVID support package to recognise the impact of overweight pigs on producers’ finances.

1st Apr 2021

Environment

Why we need to be proactive on soya


NPA Policy Services Officer, Lizzie Wilson, explains why the industry needs to take the lead on the sourcing of sustainable soya.

1st Apr 2021

HealthWelfare

Avian flu compulsory housing measures lifted - all you need to know


The compulsory housing measures for poultry and captive birds was lifted on March 31 in England, Scotland and Wales.

31st Mar 2021

NPANews

All the NPA's recent consultation responses in one place


The NPA team has responded to an unprecedented number of consultation on a wide range of topics of huge relevance to the pig sector on recent weeks. 

31st Mar 2021

NPANews

AHDB announces new chief executive


Food and Drink Federation (FDF) chief operating officer Tim Rycroft has been appointed as the new chief Executive of AHDB.

30th Mar 2021

NPANews

RSPCA Assured survey for non-scheme members - chance to win £150 voucher!


RSPCA Assured is looking for producers and abattoir managers, who aren't currently members of the scheme, to fill in a 15 minute questionnaire.

29th Mar 2021

Prices

Karro owners purchased by Canadian protein company


The Eight Fifty Food Group, which owns pork processor Karro, has been purchased by Canadian multi-protein producer Sofina Foods Inc. 

29th Mar 2021

HealthWelfare

Gene editing offers huge potential but clear leadership needed to engage consumers


Gene editing technology offers huge opportunities for the UK pig sector’, but clear leadership is needed to adress a number of significant barriers to its commercial use.