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Pig Industry News: United Kingdom

27 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Financial certainty in an uncertain world
Farmers are being told to prepare for an uncertain future amid changing consumer trends, Brexit, and reducing support payments. But how can they prepare for the unknown? ...
23 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom One step closer to CCTV in all Welsh slaughterhouses
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed a statement from the Welsh Government which hints at future legislation to introduce CCTV in Welsh slaughterhouses....
22 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom World Water Day 2018
With more businesses committing to the Courtauld Commitment 2025 Water Ambition today, WRAP discusses the ongoing Water Ambition projects aiming to mitigate current water pollution and water wastage rates....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Businesses commit to Courtauld Commitment 2025 Water Ambition to cut environmental cost of food and drink
Announced on World Water Day, the Ambition has the backing of signatories to WRAP’s ten-year Courtauld Commitment 2025 voluntary agreement....
20 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK and EU agree terms for Brexit transition period
The NFU has given a cautious welcome to details of a 21-month transitional period as part of the agreement to the UK leaving the EU....
15 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NFU welcomes PM’s ambition to deliver a successful farming policy
The NFU President has welcomed Wednesdays (14 March) comments from the Prime Minister which acknowledged the ‘historic opportunity’ the government has to deliver a farming policy that will work for...
12 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom AHDB in advanced talks with private partner to secure the future of MLCSL
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is in advanced talks with private business HallMark Veterinary Compliance Services about taking over its commercial subsidiary Meat and Livestock...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Where next for UK and Irish livestock science and production?
Post-Brexit future under the spotlight at major animal science conference...
09 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom AB Agri announces appointment of José Nobre as Chief Executive
AB Agri, the agriculture division of Associated British Foods plc (ABF), has announced the appointment of José Nobre as CEO....
07 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom International Women's Day: challenging farming stereotypes
Challenging stereotypes is always important, and the Cereals Event is getting behind International Women’s Day this week to disprove some common myths about females in farming. ...
06 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Pork from Britain to be showcased in Japan
High quality pork from Britain will take centre stage at the largest food and drink international trade show in Japan this week (6-9 March)....
05 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Get ready for change at the British Pig & Poultry Fair
Farmers face a lot of uncertainty in the coming years, but armed with the best advice from the industry’s top leaders they will be able to make the most of any opportunities which lie ahead...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NFU calls for detail on food and drink sector after Brexit
Brexit negotiations must deliver detail for largest manufacturing sector – food and drink, says NFU....
27 February 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Public goods of animal health and welfare must be at heart of new agricultural policy
The BVA issues response to the Environment Secretary's proposals regarding a "Green Brexit."...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape future farming policy
Farmers, landowners and food producers have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the future of English farming and the environment, with a consultation launched today (27 February) by Environment...
26 February 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NFU President says now is the time to champion British food and farming
Now is the time for British food and farming to be championed by the British people according to the NFU's newly-elected President Minette Batters. ...
23 February 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Michael Gove announces legislation on mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses
The RSPCA responds to Gove's announcement of mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses from May 2018....
22 February 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Cranswick tops Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare for the second consecutive year
British Food Producer, Cranswick retained its top tier ranking in the sixth annual Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare, launched today (22 February) at the London Stock Exchange....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NFU elects new officeholder team
Minette Batters has been elected as the new President of the National Farmers’ Union....
20 February 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Michael Gove announces farm inspection review
A comprehensive review of farm inspections to remove bureaucratic burdens placed on farmers has been announced by Environment Secretary Michael Gove today....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Food and farming can power Britain post-Brexit, says NFU President
Now is the opportunity to change and reshape agriculture policy and future-proof British food production, according to NFU President Meurig Raymond. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Vets claim victory as Gove recognises animal welfare as a public good
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has warmly welcomed Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove’s statement that animal welfare is a public good that could be funded under a future agricultural policy...
19 February 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Mind your head: UK farmers talk mental health
More than one farmer a week in the UK dies by suicide. Leading farming charity, ‘Mind your head’, discusses mental health with UK farmers. ...
16 February 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom The latest meat processing trends uncovered at Foodex 2018
Visitors to the NEC, Birmingham in April can discover a wide range of new technological innovations to meet growing consumers demands....
15 February 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Monitoring animal welfare at slaughter: CCTV and beyond
Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) to hold one day seminar in May...
14 February 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Strong year for UK meat exports
Exports of red meat products from the UK surpassed the £1.2 billion mark in 2017, according to the latest figures from HMRC....
13 February 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Good nutrition key to antibiotic reduction
Farmers must utilise alternative treatments and good nutrition to protect the future of critically important antibiotics, according to speakers at a recent farm seminar....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Stay ahead at the British Pig & Poultry Fair 2018
Pig and poultry producers are well known for embracing new technology and business tools, and many are planning further investment to ensure a bright future in the years ahead....
12 February 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK food & farming sector unites over impact on homegrown
Thirty-six organisations representing the UK’s food and farming industry have set out what a successful Brexit means to them and to promote a unified voice to Government from across the food sector in...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom PigSustain: assessing the resilience of the UK pig industry
In an interview with The Pig Site, Dr Mary Friel, Leeds University, discusses how the PigSustain initiative is assessing the resilience of the UK pig industry to ensure it is prepared for the future....
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