Mick Sloyan is David Black 2018

Mick Sloyan, strategy director, pork at the AHDB and deputy director of the whole organisation, is the David Black award winner for 2018. The annual award is made to an individual who has made a valuable and sustained contribution to the British pig industry. The...

AHDB welcomes new Knowledge Transfer Senior Manager

The AHDB has appointed Ben Williams as knowledge transfer senior manager in its AHDB Pork team. He replaces Charlotte Evans who has moved to work for feed manufacturer ForFarmers. Mr Williams has spent the last decade in agricultural education, including managing a...

“Buoyant” Pig & Poultry Fair maintains visitor numbers

Last week’s British Pig & Poultry Fair saw a small rise in attendance, with more visitors on day one, reports organiser Grandstand Stoneleigh Events, working on behalf of the Royal Agricultural Society of England and in partnership with feed manufacturer ABN. The...

New director for AHDB pork board

Mark Haighton, pig supply chain director at pigmeat processor Tulip, has been appointed to the Pork Sector Board of the AHDB. Mr Haighton joins the board as a processor member for a three-year term.  In his role at Tulip, Mr Haighton leads a team that works closely...

New chief for AHDB Pork

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has appointed Angela Christison as new strategy director for its Pork sector from early April this year. She will oversee the AHDB pig production and processing work, supporting the elected AHDB Pork Sector...

APHA vet wins David Black

The 2016 winner of the annual David Black Award for a valuable and sustained contribution to the British pig industry has been won by Animal and Plant Health Agency veterinarian Susanna Williamson. Ms Williamson has been based at the APHA office in Bury St Edmunds...