News and Events
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.
The Agricultural Industries Confederation Scotland outlined the important contribution to the rural economy made by agrisupply businesses to Cabinet Secretary Mike Russell when they recently met at Harbro premises at Coalburn, South Lanarkshire.
The Committee on Climate Change report calling for action to reach a net zero carbon position for all greenhouse gases is being reviewed by the Agricultural Industries Confederation, which represents much of the UK agrisupply industries.
The Fertiliser Industry Assurance Scheme (FIAS), in collaboration with the Agricultural Industries Confederation (FIAS), National Counter Terrorism Security Office and NFU has developed an infographic video presentation on safely storing and handling fertilisers on farm.
Unique partnership supporting environmentally sustainable farming celebrates 10-year milestone: 26 February 2019
The CFE is being relaunched as 'Championing the Farmed Environment' to mark the development of the partnership since its inception a decade ago. Under its new title, CFE will continue to support farmers to deliver environmental benefits as part of a productive farming business.
AIC calls for EAT Lancet report to be taken in moderation: 17 January 2019
Recommendations generated by the EAT Lancet Commission report will need to be used wisely to help to address the twin challenges of adequate food consumption and climate change, says Robert Sheasby, Chief Executive of the Agricultural Industries Confederation.
AIC awards TASCC Certification Body contract to Kiwa: 6 December 2018
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has announced that Kiwa has been appointed as the certification body (CB) to run the Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC) for the next four years.
Ian Muirhead appointed Policy Manager for AIC Scotland: 28 November 2018
Ian Muirhead from West Stirlingshire has been appointed as Scottish Policy Manager for the Agricultural Industries Confederation which represents agrisupply businesses involved in animal fed, crop protection, fertiliser, grain marketing and seed.