The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has welcomed the granting of equivalence for UK certified seed of cereal, fodder, beet, vegetable, oil and fibre plants by the EU, which means that seed can now be exported to the EU.
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) supports the decision by the Secretary of State to issue an emergency authorisation for the use of Cruiser SB (thiamethoxam) on sugar beet seed for 2021.
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has responded positively to the Government’s announcement at the Oxford Farming Conference on 7 January of a consultation in England on gene editing of crops and livestock.
Robin Barron has been elected as chairman of Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) Scotland, succeeding Stephen Kenyon who has served since April 2017. Sarah Bell of Cefetra was elected as vice-chair.
AIC have announced the release of their new ‘Control of Fire & Explosion Risks in Animal Feed Manufacturing Plants & Processes’ guide document following work by the AIC Health & Safety Feed Sector Forum.