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UK pig prices - week ended 21 May 2016

25 May 2016

The recent recovery in GB pig prices continued in week ended 21 May, with a rise in the EU-spec SPP of 0.67p to 116.27p/kg.

Focus on Latin America

25 May 2016

Latin American countries have been increasing their pork production over recent years, with certain countries now becoming major players in the global market.

The Pig Industry in Figures

24 May 2016

The latest publication from AHDB Pork is playing the numbers game by taking a look at the figures which sum up the industry over the last year.

EU economic overview and forecast

24 May 2016

With the EU Spring Economic Forecast having been published this month, it is timely to review the economic environment for agriculture and the economic forecast it delivers for the months ahead.

 

Strong exports support EU market

24 May 2016

EU exports of all pig meat products were up by more than a quarter in the first three months of 2016, compared with a year earlier, according to latest figures from the EU Commission.

EU production growth slowing in February

23 May 2016

Provisional figures from the EU Commission show that EU pig meat production increased year-on-year in February – up 6% to 1.95 million tonnes. There was one extra working day this year, due to the leap year, so if working day production was compared like for like, this was equivalent to a rise in production of just 1%.

Irish exports experience strong growth in Q1

20 May 2016

Exports of fresh and frozen pork from Ireland recorded strong growth in the first quarter of 2016, when compared with the same period a year earlier.

AHDB Pork launches new Focus Farm initiative

20 May 2016

AHDB Pork is launching a first-of-its-kind initiative for English pig producers and allied industry. The Focus Farm is centred on ‘hands-on’ involvement and aims to improve physical and financial pig performance.

Pig supplies remain plentiful in April

19 May 2016

At 893,800 head, pig slaughterings in April remained well above their level in the same month last year, according to latest figures from Defra.

RUMA welcomes O’neill findings with announcement of targets ‘Task Force’

19 May 2016

In response to the O’Neill Review on Antimicrobial Resistance final report, published today (19 May 2016), the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture (RUMA) Alliance has announced it is setting up a ‘task force’ to look at how meaningful targets can be developed to replace, reduce and refine antibiotic use in UK agriculture.