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14th Dec 2023


Defra launches £4m Smaller Abattoir Fund

The government has launched a £4 million fund to boost the sustainability of smaller red meat and poultry abattoirs across England.

13th Dec 2023


Government to introduce new regulation to ensure soya imports do not harm forests

The Government is to introduce new legislation aimed at ensuring various imported products, including soya, do not harm the world’s forests.  

13th Dec 2023


NPA Elections 24: Another allied industry nomination!

A third allied industry candidate has entered the race for the NPA Pig Industry Group (PIG) elections, which will take place in the New Year. 

12th Dec 2023


Less than a month left to put your name forward for PIG elections!

There is now less than a month left to submit your nomination for the NPA PIG elections, which will take place in the New Year.

11th Dec 2023


Reminder - proof of vet visit required for non-assured producers from Wednesday

Non-assured producers are reminded that, from December 13, they must be able to demonstrate that a veterinary visit has taken place in the past 12 months.

8th Dec 2023


PIG round-up: Concerns over wet weather and falling pig price 

Falling pig prices and the recent relentless rain were the main concerns of producer representatives at the NPA PIG's meeting this week.

7th Dec 2023


NPA highlights live breeding pig export stalemate, as live export Bill enters Parliament

New legislation putting an end to the export of live animals for slaughter and fattening from Great Britain was introduced in Parliament on Monday. 

6th Dec 2023


Producer PIG elections hotting up!

A fourth producer candidate has entered the contest for election to the Pig Industry Group (PIG) in the New Year.  

4th Dec 2023


PigPro moves to BASIS

Pig industry training tool, PigPro, one the services AHDB decided not to find after the Shape the Future vote, has moved to BASIS. 

4th Dec 2023


NPA veteran to embark on extraordinary January challenge for Parkinson's Punchers

Richard Lonthorp is taking up a challenge that even his boxing coach says is 'mad', to raise funds for two local boxing clubs and Parkinson's UK.