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Pig Industry News: United Kingdom

19 April 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom No-touch meat packaging for millennials
Sainsbury's has announced that it will be introducing no-touch packaging for their chicken pieces in May 2018...
18 April 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Threat of extinction for British native pig breeds
The Rare Breeds Survival Trust has issued its updated watchlist for 2018-19, with the British Landrace, British Lop, Large Black and Middle White continuing to feature top of the list....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Countryside must not become a ‘soft target’, NFU tells police chiefs
NFU President Minette Batters will urge Chief Constables to ensure farms and rural communities do not become a ‘soft target’ for criminals, in an address to the National Police Chiefs Council...
17 April 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NFU prepares to respond to government on future farm policy
Hundreds of NFU South East members have come forward to help the NFU respond to government plans for future farm policy, which currently fails to recognise the vital role of food production, reports the...
16 April 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Showcase of steaks and chops at Alimentaria
High quality beef, lamb and pork from Britain will take centre stage this week at a major food and drinks exhibition in Barcelona....
13 April 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BSAS 2018: Pig nutrition expert becomes BSAS president
One of the UK’s leading experts in pig and poultry nutrition has been elected as the new President of the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS)....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Expect big winners as British agri-tech forges ahead
Britain will remain a magnet for cutting edge research in agricultural techniques, a leading MEP told farming technologists this week....
12 April 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NFU Fodder bank
The NFU is relaunching its Fodder Bank to help members find animal feed for their farms, or sell any surplus to assist others, after wet weather has seen farmers in many parts of the country experience...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom ASA rejects pork medallions complaint
A complaint from vegan group Viva! on the AHDB Pork Midweek Meals campaign has not been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA)....
10 April 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NFSCo appoints new COO for “next era” of UK farming
NFSCo [The National Fallen Stock Company], which facilitates the efficient, safe, and cost-effective removal of fallen stock from farms across the United Kingdom, has appointed a new Chief Operating Officer...
06 April 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Great new products at the British Pig & Poultry Fair
It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. But innovators in the pig and poultry sectors are constantly pushing the boundaries to improve animal health, welfare and efficiencies. Attracting...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Are you using rodenticides correctly?
Farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers are being encouraged to undertake knowledge updates to maintain their professional competence in the use of stewardship-label rodenticides....
04 April 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Rural broadband needs to be a priority in government policy, NFU says
Connectivity and broadband in rural areas has to be boosted if farms are to reach their full potential, the NFU says today as new broadband legislation is laid down in Parliament...
30 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Red Tractor Assurance to launch TV advertising campaign
Red Tractor Assurance will have its own national television advertising campaign later this year for the first time in its history....
29 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Applications now open for the Moredun Foundation Award Scheme
UK - The Moredun Foundation is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the 2018 Moredun Foundation Award Scheme, which provides funding for innovative projects and individuals with an...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Immediate policy change needed says Organic Farmers and Growers
The government needs to take immediate action to help British agriculture reduce its impact on the environment and drive more resilient food production, according to a leading organic certifier. ...
28 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK farming unions talk Brexit phase two
The four UK farming unions have agreed a set of priorities for achieving the best Brexit outcome for UK farming. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Reviewed your farm tenancies?
Landlords and tenants should consider reviewing tenancy agreements before Brexit, to ensure they remain fit for purpose, according to the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV)....
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...
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