Glossary

We want our website to be as user-friendly and helpful as possible. As such we have created a glossary to explain any terms and abbreviations you may be unsure of. 

We always welcome your feedback, so please do get in touch by emailing [email protected] if you would like to suggest other terms that are not covered in the list below.
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Non-conformance
Raised by an assessor when a standard is not being met. All non-conformances (except those against recommendations) must be rectified to achieve or maintain certification.
NPTC
National Proficiency Test Council.
NRoSO
National Register of Sprayer Operators.
NVZ
Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.
PIPR (Pig Industry Professional Register)
The Pig industry's professional development scheme established to recognise professionalism in the industry and encourage life long learning.
PoM
Prescription only medicines prescribed by a vet.
PPPs
Plant protection products.
PVS (Pig Veterinary Society)
The Pig Veterinary Society exists to assist its members to care for pigs, through dissemination of knowledge about health, disease,  pig welfare and management.
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