News and Events
Merchants report fallout from farm support delays: 23 May 2016
Article The Courier by Nancy Nicolson May 18 2016, 8.10am
Speakers outline challenging future at AIC conference: 13 November 2015
Preparing for a challenging future was a common theme for speakers at this year’s AgriBusiness conference organised by the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC). AgriBusiness 2016, which was held at the East of England showground, took as its theme ‘Accelerating the agriculture and food agenda’.
Reject EU ban on GM imports, government warned - Farmers Weekly: 4 November 2015
Industry leaders have issued a report calling on the government to reject a proposed EU law which allows member states to ban genetically modified food and feed imports.
Leading assurance schemes out for consultation: 23 October 2015
Two of the assurance schemes run by the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) – UFAS, the Universal Feed Assurance Scheme (UFAS) and the Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC) - are currently out for consultation on updated scheme documents.
Make AgriBusiness 2016 a Date for Your Diary in November : 2 July 2015
‘Be sure you put November 11th – the date for AgriBusiness 2016, the agri-supply industry conference - in your diary.’ That’s the message from the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).
Single issue policy making at European and UK levels appears to be reducing the ability of British agriculture to achieve its objective of ‘producing more from less’, according to the Agricultural Industries Confederation – the trade body for Britain’s agriculture supply industry.
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has welcomed the publication of new Soy Sourcing Guidelines by the European Compound Feed Manufacturers’ Federation (FEFAC) as an important first step in encouraging the use of responsibly produced soy in mainstream European supply chains.
AIC urges new Government to pursue growth and sustainability: 23 March 2015
Growth and sustainability are at the heart of what the agricultural supply industry seeks from the next Government.
Single issue policies pose threat to UK agriculture, AIC Chief tells Oxford Farming Conference: 9 January 2015
Single-issue policy-making threatens to hamper, not help, the progress of UK agriculture as it seeks to deliver wholesome healthy food and enhance the environment, said David Caffall, Chief Executive of the Agricultural Industries Confederation, speaking at the Oxford Farming Conference.
Outbreak of avian influenza in East Yorkshire: 17 November 2014
The Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed that highly pathogenic avian influenza is present in England. Defra has issued a Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone following the outbreak.