• Join the NSA team as Policy manager

    NSA is hiring for a new position within the team. Applications close 24th January 2022 click below for full job description and how to apply.

  • NSA Lambing List is open

    Students can browse placements and NSA members can input details of lambing placements they are able to offer for the coming 2021/2022 lambing season.

    Browse or submit placements below.

  • Win one of four prizes from Solway Recycling!

    By signing up to join NSA before Monday 14th February 2022, new members will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win either a six-bay easy-access lamb adopter or a lamb warming box with three deluxe sheep pens in a row.

    Existing members are also in with a chance of winning by recommending a friend, family member or neighbour to sign up too.

    Pictured - August's winner Tracey Cobbledick

  • Support the industry with an NSA 100% certified British wool tie

    100% certified British Wool ties are available for NSA members and other supporters of the UK sheep industry to purchase.

    The attractive navy Harris Tweed ties are handwoven in the Outer Hebrides and are priced at £35.

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News
Friday 7th January 2022
NSA Chief Executive reports from Oxford Farming Conference
Ongoing disruption due to Covid19 meant the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) and Real farming Conference both took place online for a second year running this week. NSA Chief Executive Phil Stocker linked into much of the OFC event and spoke in one of the fringe sessions. He reports: “It was a real shame that Covid once again drove this conference online however while we misse...
Friday 7th January 2022
NSA encouraged to see next stage of ELMS development underway
NSA is welcoming the unveiling of the next two strands of the Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS) providing more guidance to farmers in England. Following quickly on the heels of details of the Sustainable Farming Scheme (SFI) released in December the two new schemes, Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery, focus on creating and restoring natural habitats within...
Wednesday 5th January 2022
NSA Breakfast Clubs return to inform and update in 2022
Following on from its success in 2021, the National Sheep Association (NSA)’s series of Breakfast Club webinars is returning for the new year with speakers looking forward to sharing useful and up to date information with sheep farmers and other interested parties throughout 2022.   Providing sponsorship to assist in the delivery of the Breakfast Club sessions this year is lon...
Tuesday 4th January 2022
‘Time to focus on the sheep farmers and shepherds’, says National Sheep Association, as it sets out commitments for 2022
As the new year begins the National Sheep Association (NSA) is looking ahead at its overarching priorities, setting out a series of commitments for 2022 to ensure security and success for the industry it works hard to protect. With 2022 set to offer some real opportunities for UK sheep farming but some equally impactful threats, NSA Chief Executive Phil Stocker explains the A...
Thursday 23rd December 2021
Two opportunities to join the National Sheep Association and provide a voice for the UK sheep industry
NSA is looking for a Policy Manager to join the UK-wide team from March 2022 and help drive the high-profile work of the organisation at a time of immense change for the sheep sector. This role is to manage and coordinate NSA’s policy work, ensuring effective internal and external communication and consistent representation of NSA at stakeholder and other relevant meetings. Th...
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