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15 Dec 14 EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt) 106.67 (-1.82 p/kg)
13 Dec 14 Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head) 200.28 (3.92 %)
06 Dec 14 Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head) 4.66 (-0.17)


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Study tour to Ireland report

Pig producers on a BPEX study tour in October 2014 looked at how the Irish pig industry has developed over the last twenty years
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Chilled Fallen Stock on Pig Units Could Offer Better Management and Biosecurity

Chilling fallen stock on pig units could lead to improved management, reduced disease risk and potential cost savings in the supply chain
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Slurry Testing Video

This short video demonstrates on farm testing of pig slurry to determine its fertiliser value and how this can be calculated to include within a fertiliser plan.
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Good Soil Management Practice: A Guide For Outdoor Pig Keeping

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Digestate Fertiliser Guide

A new video launched today will help more farmers use anaerobic digestate as a renewable fertiliser.
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Ventilation Project Report - May 2014

The report summarises the key findings from the ventilation project, with case study examples of the improvement opportunities identified.
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Launch of the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

For more information click the link below
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As of 1 April 2014 The Environment Agency has closed their website

It has been transferred to www.gov.uk. The new homepage is www.gov.uk/environment-agency.
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Updated Pig Industry Roadmap Report 2014

An updated report was launched by Farming Minister George Eustice at an industry event held in the House of Commons.
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Defra have published update cross compliance guidance

Changes to cross compliance rules for 2014
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£160 million technology boost for UK agricultural industries

The UK will become a world leader in agricultural science and technology following the launch of a new strategy
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On-Farm AD Fund

New loan funding from DEFRA for small scale AD now available
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The Practical Guide AD

The Practical Guide to AD is the first complete introductory reference tool for those developing and operating anaerobic digestion facilities in the UK.
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Finisher Buildings Blueprint now available to download

This document aims to outline the key issues surrounding the construction and management of a new pig finishing building as either a new enterprise or part of an existing one
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Advice to Farmers: Managing manure after prolonged wet weather

A note explaining how to respond to the current wet weather to minimise the risk of polluting the environment. Click the link to download
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