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19th May 2022 NSA Next Generation Ambassadors examine sheep supply chain options The 2022 cohort of National Sheep Association (NSA) Next Generation Ambassadors were informed and inspired at their latest personal and professional delivery session this week. Coming together for the second time since being chosen as Ambassadors for NSA the group of young sheep farmers took part in visits and heard from industry experts covering several key topics relating to the UK sheep industry supply chain. Read More
11th May 2022 NSA and Moredun work together to support UK sheep farmers With a shared passion of providing valuable advice to UK sheep farmers, the National Sheep Association (NSA) and Moredun have a long history of working closely together to ensure a sustainable, healthy and productive UK sheep flock. With both NSA and Moredun committed to this collaboration both organisations are pleased to announce their continued working relationship for the years ahead offering members of both associations with ongoing access to a package of benefits the affiliation between the two provides. Read More
11th May 2022 Summer Sheep Farmer Giveaway Ahead of the NSA Sheep Event 2022, NSA are giving away 50 free copies of the Sheep Farmer magazine (June/July edition) to non-NSA members! Hidden inside five of the 50 copies sent out will be a golden ticket, providing the lucky recipient free entry into the NSA Sheep Event, 27th July 2022, Three Counties Showground, Worcestershire. Read More
10th May 2022 South Wales smallholder final lucky recipient of NSA and Solway membership prize As a keen smallholder, Eifion Thomas from Bonvilston in the Vale of Glamorgan is looking forward to using his prize of lambing pens in the years ahead following his name being drawn as the lucky winner of the National Sheep Association’s (NSA) final membership prize draw with quality recycled product manufacturer Solway Recycling. Read More
9th May 2022 NSA welcomes latest UN Global Land Outlook report The National Sheep Association (NSA) has welcomed findings from the latest UN Global Land Outlook report that recognises agriculture’s future role in feeding the global population as well as rebuilding biodiversity and restoring the damage of decades of human led pollution. Read More
29th April 2022 NSA questions Trade and Agriculture Commission assumption that industry has overreacted to Australian trade deal The UK sheep sector’s concerns over the recently agreed UK / Australia trade deal have been undermined and insulted by recent comments from the Trade and Agriculture Commission (TAC). This is the belief of the National Sheep Association (NSA) in response to the TAC assessment of the deal suggesting that differences between the nation’s farming standards are not significant or important, and that industry concerns have been over exaggerated. Read More
28th April 2022 NSA disappointed by announcement of further delays to full import controls for EU products NSA is disappointed that Ministers have again today (Thursday 28th April) announced the delay of the implementation of full import controls for EU products and is warning of the damage this could have on food ingredients and products entering the country. Read More
26th April 2022 Healthy livestock are a solution to climate change The National Sheep Association (NSA) is welcoming the launch of a new Ruminant Health and Welfare report that highlights how reducing endemic diseases in ruminant livestock can support the slowing of climate change by significantly reducing methane emissions. Read More
25th April 2022 Competitors ready for top UK sheep sector event The flagship event of the National Sheep Association (NSA), NSA Sheep Event, will return to the Three Counties Showground, Worcestershire this July, with tickets now available to purchase online. Taking place on Wednesday 27th July for the first time since 2018, the usually biennial event offers sheep farmers the opportunity to meet with sector specific commercial companies, breed societies and industry groups as well as finding out about the latest innovations and products available to them. Read More
19th April 2022 NSA pays tribute to Lord Henry Plumb of Coleshill D.L., an outstanding statesmen of agriculture of the 20th and 21st century. NSA joins with numerous other farming organisations in remembering the tremendous contribution Lord Henry Plumb made over his many years as a farmer, politician, campaigner and advocate of UK agriculture. As a former NSA President and current NSA Vice President, NSA benefitted from the passion and tenacity that Lord Plumb demonstrated throughout his glittering and impactful career. Read More