New Year honours for agriculture

Members of the agricultural community have featured in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list. John Park Campbell OBE, chairman of Glenrath Farms, received a Knighthood for services to farming and charitable service to entrepreneurship. Sarah Church, a director of food and...

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...

PEDv pig disease made notifiable

Defra has made the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus a notifiable disease, following discussions with pig industry bodies. It is now a legal requirement to notify the Animal and Plant Health Authority (APHA) of suspected and confirmed cases of PED in pigs in...