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Structural changes at the NSA as association prepares for Brexit

Structural changes at the NSA as association prepares for Brexit

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has made changes to the staffing structure at head office in Malvern, Worcestershire – and...

December 21, 2018

NSA: Climate report has got it wrong on sheep

NSA: Climate report has got it wrong on sheep

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has said that the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report published earlier this week has...

November 18, 2018

NSA calls for ‘extreme caution’ when importing sheep

NSA calls for ‘extreme caution’ when importing sheep

The National Sheep Association (NSA) is calling for British farmers to “think hard” and consider the risks to the UK’s...

October 31, 2018

Farming and environmental groups unite on farm funding message

Farming and environmental groups unite on farm funding message

Farmers, landowners and environmental groups are bringing a united message to Parliament today (October 30) calling for the Government to...

October 30, 2018

Sector action leads to breakthrough in fight against sheep dip disposal fees

Sector action leads to breakthrough in fight against sheep dip disposal fees

Work by sheep industry stakeholders in response to an exponential rise in dip disposal licence fees in England has resulted...

October 29, 2018

NSA chairman to host sheep event in 2019

NSA chairman to host sheep event in 2019

The nights may be drawing in and a familiar chill returning to early mornings but thoughts at National Sheep Association...

October 29, 2018

Long-term cold storage of lamb will be ‘essential’ in no-deal Brexit

Long-term cold storage of lamb will be ‘essential’ in no-deal Brexit

Long-term cold storage and guaranteed public procurement for lamb will be essential for British sheep farmers to survive a ‘no-deal’...

October 5, 2018

Could you lower your losses? Sheep events seek to find out

Could you lower your losses? Sheep events seek to find out

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has announced it will hold more collaborative events for those seeking to minimise losses throughout...

September 20, 2018

New figures highlight inefficiency in sheep dip disposal costs

New figures highlight inefficiency in sheep dip disposal costs

Farming leaders from the sheep sector are urging Defra and the Environment Agency to reconsider its decision to increase the...

August 22, 2018

Industry disputes claim lynx reintroduction has ‘100% landowner approval’

Industry disputes claim lynx reintroduction has ‘100% landowner approval’

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has disputed claims made by the Lynx UK Trust that it has “100% landowner approval”...

August 8, 2018

AD and biomass slammed for eating up crop stocks as shortage looms

AD and biomass slammed for eating up crop stocks as shortage looms

The National Sheep Association (NSA) is calling on policymakers to review the impact of renewable energy grants, saying the scheme...

August 3, 2018

Sheep worrying: Under-reporting only allows it to be brushed under the carpet

Sheep worrying: Under-reporting only allows it to be brushed under the carpet

Police and sheep industry leaders have raised concerns that many UK sheep worrying incidents are not being reported, masking the...

July 27, 2018

Young Lancashire shepherd takes £1,000 prize money in Sheep Event national final

Young Lancashire shepherd takes £1,000 prize money in Sheep Event national final

Competitors from throughout the UK fought it out on Wednesday (July 18) in the final of the National Sheep Association...

July 20, 2018

NSA launches new travel bursary in memory of late chairman

NSA launches new travel bursary in memory of late chairman

Young UK flock keepers will have the opportunity to apply for a new national travel award launched by the National...

July 19, 2018

NSA highlights the risk of reintroducing lynx into the UK

NSA highlights the risk of reintroducing lynx into the UK

One year on from the initial licence application by the Lynx UK Trust to reintroduce lynx to the British countryside,...

July 17, 2018

New sheep guides to focus on top ram traits 

New sheep guides to focus on top ram traits 

Sheep breeders looking to produce lambs that meet target specification now have access to two new manuals from Agriculture and Horticulture...

July 16, 2018

Top young shepherds prepare to compete at NSA Sheep Event 2018

Top young shepherds prepare to compete at NSA Sheep Event 2018

With less than a week to go until the flagship event of the National Sheep Association (NSA), Sheep Event 2018,...

July 11, 2018

NSA welcomes calls for further Brexit assurance

NSA welcomes calls for further Brexit assurance

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has welcomed the decision to appoint Dominic Raab as the new Secretary of State for...

July 9, 2018