These mineral fertiliser delivery data are the latest to be published from the consolidated returns which are provided on a monthly basis to those members of the AIC Fertiliser Sector who participate in the internal statistics reporting service.
Two recent serious accidents have highlighted the need to rethink risk assessment on all agricultural machinery. In both case studies employees suffered life changing injuries and could have been avoided had the risk been mitigated.
On a normal chilly grey morning in Spring 2022, lorry driver Steve Hardy was delivering animal feed to UK farms. What happened next would change Steve's life forever. This is a story about a lone worker who would have died had it not been for a recent upgrade to his lorry.
UK businesses are gearing up for the impact of OMICROM with up to 25% employee absences expected over the coming months. This could have a massive impact on agricultural businesses across the UK following on from what has been a very turbulent two years since the initial COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020.
The UK government, a signatory to the New York Declaration and the Amsterdam Declarations, convened the UK Roundtable on Sourcing Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). Its members include trade associations for key palm oil-using sectors, the major UK refiners, manufacturers, retailers, food service, finance and NGOs with the aim of promoting the uptake of sustainable palm oil (SPO) in the UK.
AIC Services Palm Oil Credit Scheme (APOCS) has been launched in conjunction with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to purchase palm oil credits on behalf of AIC members and support sustainable supply chains.