22 October 2020

Waste is any step in a process that does not add value to the customer. There are three types of waste in Lean management, Muda, Mura and Muri, and we explore them below.

21 October 2020

When the 5 Lean principles are combined into a company's processes and culture, they create Lean production, manufacturing, and operating systems. On this page, we dive into each of these in a bit more detail.

10 November 2020

Join us for an introduction to our SmartPork programme and find out how you can use lean management techniques to improve performance on your farm.

9 October 2020

Over the last few years, the EU Pig Innovation Group (EU PiG) has been helping pig producers across Europe find and share tried-and-tested best practice with fellow producers.

20 October 2020

Pat O'Keeffe Piggeries is a family-owned and managed piggery based in Ballylough, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork. The farm has approximately 2,200 sows. To improve farm work efficiency, a Lean programme was developed as an introduction to Lean management.

22 October 2020

Lean management, aims to optimise resources, maximise value and minimise waste. Find out about its origins and how Lean can be applied to agriculture and horticulture.

22 October 2020

Lean management, often referred to as 'Lean', is a method to make businesses more efficient. Find out how the principles of Lean can help you to create more value and reduce waste.

5 October 2020

Simon Watchorn, AHDB's Pork Board member and Suffolk Pig Producer shows admiration for Lean practices and shares his own experience of Lean, encourging pig producers the importance of using a smarter approach in pig production, to remain competitive in the pork industry, nationally and globally.

5 October 2020

Launching a new business-focused campaign, SmartPork, designed to implement Lean practices by encouraging business improvements and increasing cost savings.

28 October 2020

Our four-part series with Adrian Cox from Farm Vets, focuses on the different stages of pork production. This series is designed to refresh or provide new entrants with an overview of the breeding process in pork production.

24 November 2020

Hosting a four-part series with Adrian Cox from Farm Vets, focusing on the final stage of pork production. This is the perfect touch base for you to expand your knowledge on growing and finishing.

6 October 2020

Hear about some of the most successful projects from the EU PiG programme and how they could benefit your business