News and Events
AIC welcomes early re-introduction of Agricultural Bill: 20 January 2020
“We welcome this early re-introduction of the Agriculture Bill to the House of Commons”, said AIC Chief Executive Robert Sheasby, “clarifying key issues for the sector ahead of any significant trade agreements is crucial for our members”.
Landmark report shows significant progress in water quality resulting from trusted face to face advice on farms : 30 October 2019
Following advice from the government’s Catchment Sensitive Farming service (CSF), eight in ten farmers have benefitted from advice helping them to make improvements in water quality on their farms, according to a new report published by Natural England.
New i-learning module for FIAS Merchants: 29 October 2019
AIC Services has added a new module to its Trade Assurance Scheme i-learning portfolio to support participants of the FIAS scheme.
AIC Services launches Palm Oil Credit Scheme (APOCS) to support sustainable supply chains: 5 August 2019
AIC Services’ Palm Oil Credit Scheme (APOCS) has been developed in conjunction with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to purchase palm oil credits on behalf of AIC members.
AIC has welcomed a decision by the Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) to withdraw a specific provision to prevent potatoes, treated with maleic hydrazide (MH), from being fed to livestock as good news for the livestock feed industry, agronomy businesses as well as potato producers, processors and packers.
AIC improves robustness of assurance schemes: 2 July 2019
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) is improving the robustness of its assurance schemes by launching an identification card for all auditors.
NEW Impetus for Forage Analysis Assurance Group: 1 July 2019
The Forage Analysis Assurance Group (FAA Group), comprising laboratories and companies working in the area of forage analysis in the UK and Republic of Ireland, have appointed the Agricultural Industries Confederation Services (AICS) to take on management of the group and its services.
Looking at New Horizons for the UK Agri-food supply chain and the whole of British agriculture will be the focus of this year’s Agribusiness conference which will be held on 13 November at the East of England Showground, Peterborough.
FAR helps move towards ‘zero carbon’ agriculture: 23 May 2019
Farmers who call on the expertise of trained feed advisers can not only use nutrients efficiently, but also play their part in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from their livestock thanks to the training provided over the past six years by the Feed Adviser Register (FAR). This is more important than ever as discussions about how to move towards a ‘zero carbon’ agriculture continue to develop.
17-May-2019 By Jane Byrne
UK feed and crop protection trade group, the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC), is setting out the case for the UK agri supply industry ahead of the EU elections.