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7th Nov 2023


NPA Elections 24: 'You learn a huge amount and meet great people on PIG!'

Some of the PIG's longest-serving members who will be standing down explain the benefits of representing your industry on the group. 

6th Nov 2023


Charlie opens Bishop Burton's new £1m state-of-the-art Pig Industry Training Centre

NPA chief policy adviser Charlie Dewhirst has officially opened Bishop Burton College's new state-of-the-art Centre for Pig Industry Training. 

5th Nov 2023


AHDB online 'Funding the Future' event to explore proposed levy hikes

Levy payers will have the opportunity to question their sector chairs about the proposed levy increases at an online AHDB event on Thursday. 

3rd Nov 2023


Q3 margins improve but price falls set to pressurise Q4 profits

UK pig farm profitability further improved during the third quarter of this year, as the industry continued to recoup recent losses.

3rd Nov 2023


Calling all members of PIG - the next steps of Defra's supply chain review

In the latest post on the forum, NPA vice-chairman Hugh Crabtree urges PIG members to engage with the latest update on Defra'a pig supply chain review. 


1st Nov 2023


UK livestock antibiotic usage falls to record low, as pig sector makes good progress towards targets

Sales of veterinary antibiotics in the UK have fallen to the lowest level ever recorded, driven partly by reductions in pig sector usage.

31st Oct 2023


NPA's newest team member commences her role

The newest member of the NPA’s team, Katie Jarvis, has started her role as a Senior Policy Adviser.

30th Oct 2023


AHDB webinar to look into consumer trust in British agriculture

AHDB will be hosting a webinar on November 2, exploring how consumer attitudes towards meat and dairy will impact future demand.

23rd Oct 2023


Study highlights benefits of balanced breeding programmes

A new peer-reviewed study has underlined the contribution of balanced farm animal breeding programmes.

20th Oct 2023


NPA Elections 24: Get involved - your industry needs you!

In the latest post on the forum, NPA vice chairman Hugh Crabtree urges NPA members to consider standing for election to the PIG.