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5th Oct 2020


Priority COVID testing for key workers - accelerated employer referral system

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies provides an update on COVID-19 testing for key workers in theagricultural industry. 

2nd Oct 2020


African swine fever has been in Germany since early July - FLI

The ongoing intensive search for wild boar in the area of Germany affected by African swine fever (ASF) suggests the virus has been in the Brandenburg since early July. 

30th Sep 2020


NPA welcomes addition of butchers to shortage occupation list

The NPA has welcomed the inclusion of butchers on the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) recommended shortage occupation list (SOL).

30th Sep 2020


The importance of pig handling - AHDB podcast featuring NPA's Zoe Davies

AHDB's latest podcast, featuring NPA chief executive Zoe Davies, focuses on the important issue of good pig handling. 

30th Sep 2020


'One Pot' focus for autumn AHDB midweek meal pork campaign

AHDB's midweek meal campaign will promote a new range of ‘One Pot’ pulled pork recipes with a focus on ease and affordability when it resumes next week. 

28th Sep 2020


German ASF update - more cases confirmed as intensive search continues

The number of confirmed cases of African swine fever (ASF) in Germany's Brandenburg region has risen to 35 as the intensice search continues.

25th Sep 2020


Producers urged to refocus on biosecurity

NPA chairman Richard Lister has urged producers to give extra consideration to biosecurity in light of Germany’s ASF outbreak and continued cases of swine dysentery in the UK.

23rd Sep 2020


NPA expresses concern over potential two-day Brexit export delays

The NPA has expressed concern, after Cabinet Secretary Michael Gove warned that exporters to the EU could face massive queues after the Brexit transition period ends.

23rd Sep 2020


APHA provides ASF update

APHA has issued an update on the African swine fever situation in Germany, plus news of new cases in Serbia. 

22nd Sep 2020


AHDB launches new advice on moving and handling pigs

AHDB has launched a new area on its website advising producers on best practice when it comes to moving and handling pigs.