News and Events
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) and the British Society of Plant Breeders (BSPB), representing the seed breeding and distribution of certified seed, have launched a new code of practice to demonstrate that elevated levels of erucic acid, seen in oilseed rape crops over the past three years do not originate from certified seed.
AIC Comment On EFSA Findings On Neonicotinoids: 28 February 2018
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has noted the conclusions reached by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on the risk of granular and seed treatments of three neonicotinoids clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam, to bees.
AIC appoints James McCulloch to head up Feed Sector: 17 January 2018
James McCulloch, who has extensive experience in the livestock feed industry and lobbying, has joined the Agricultural Industries Confederation as Head of Feed Sector taking over from George Perrott.
Robert Sheasby, currently NFU Regional Director for East Anglia, has been appointed to become Chief Executive of the leading agri-supply trade association AIC.
AIC appoints Catherine Barrett as Sector Manager: 27 June 2017
Catherine Barrett has been appointed to the newly-created post of Sector Manager with the Agricultural Industries Confederation, with a particular focus on the Grain and Oilseed, as well as the Seed sectors.
This year, Agribusiness, the annual event for the UK agrisupply industry, takes the theme of 'Taking a lead in Agri-Food Policy post Brexit' with a strong line-up of speakers to lead the Brexit discussion in the area of agribusiness, agriculture and food. The event takes place at the East of England Showground on 8 November 2017.
AIC Chairman Nick Major Elected New FEFAC President: 8 June 2017
Nick Major elected new FEFAC President at XXVIII Congress in Cordoba
AIC Issues Wish List to Incoming UK Government: 17 May 2017
As another General Election approaches, the Agricultural Industries Confederation has published a document outlining what the UK agri-supply industry looks to the next Government to deliver.
Given the complexity surrounding agricultural trade arrangements, the Agricultural Industries Confederation Board, believes a priority in Brexit negotiations is to set the framework to allow a detailed Free Trade Agreement with Europe to be negotiated during a tariff free transition period.
Agri-Brexit Coalition prepares to play its part for the future of UK food and farming: 29 March 2017
With Article 50 now formally triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May, the Agri-Brexit Coalition looks forward to playing an active and informed role in helping Government achieve its objective of the best deal for the UK and the industry to meet opportunities and challenges.