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16th Feb 2021

NPANews

Workshop on 'Fair, fresh and future-proof food systems'


The Food, Farming and Countryside Commission is inviting people from a range of backgrounds to participate in an online workshop.

15th Feb 2021

NPANews

Transport, Red Tractor, gene editing, BATs and more... the various consultations NPA is responding to


On top of everything else happening, the NPA is currently working on detailed responses to numerous significant consultations.

15th Feb 2021

NPANews

Mind Your Head campaign highlights actions to break down mental health barriers


The Farm Safety Foundation has launched its fourth Mind Your Head campaign to illustrate actions being taken to break down mental health barriers in farming.

13th Feb 2021

Brussels

EHC export guidance updated


The Export Health Certificate (EHC) guidance has been updated for pigs going to the EU or Northern Ireland for slaughter. 

11th Feb 2021

NPANews

"There are a lot of very unhappy pig farmers out there" - Zoe outlines pig industry situation on Jeremy Vine show


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has outlined the current problems facing the pig sector during an appearance on BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine Show today. 

11th Feb 2021

NPANews

Northamptonshire producer wins Farmers Weekly award


Pioneering Northamptonshire pig producer Charlie Thompson has won the Farmers Weekly Pig Farmer of the Year Award. 

11th Feb 2021

NPANews

More media coverage of pig sector 'perfect storm' - updated Feb 11


The current issues facing the pig sector continue to attract media attention, with NPA staff and members appearing on various outlets. 

10th Feb 2021

Prices

Press release: NPA welcomes constructive roundtable discussions as pig sector stands at 'critical point'


The NPA has welcomed Defra’s support in addressing the ‘perfect storm’ of events that have left the pig sector in its most critical state for decades.

7th Feb 2021

NPANews

Still time to complete important state of the industry survey


We are asking all producer members to complete a very short anonymous survey, ahead of an important meeting with Defra today.

4th Feb 2021

Prices

AHDB explains why heavy pigs are only having a limited impact on the SPP


AHDB analyst Duncan Wyatt has explained why the levy body has not removed heavy weights from the SPP.