G18-051 Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund - Transforming Food Production 17 Aug 2018
The first round of funding available under the ISCF Transforming Food Production call has been formally announced.
F18-038 Defra Literature Search – Salmonella control 16 Aug 2018
As part of the Defra funded research project on Salmonella control in chicken broiler production officials have instituted a regular literature search on issues relating to broilers and biosecurity or potential food borne pathogens.
S18-011 Reminder to move Common Catalogue Varieties to the National List 16 Aug 2018
As covered in member briefing S18-007 , varieties currently on the Common Catalogue must be moved to the National List. This process is currently being carried out by APHA for free, but all applications must be in by October 2018.
FR18-017 Anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of solutions of urea and ammonium nitrate 13 Aug 2018
| On 13 August 2018 the European Commission ('the Commission') initiated an antidumping investigation concerning imports of solutions of urea and ammonium nitrate in aqueous or ammoniacal solution originating in Russia, Trinidad and Tobago and the United States of America.
CP18-032 CRD confirms UK grace periods for clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam 10 Aug 2018
The Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) has today confirmed the UK grace periods for sale and supply and storage and use of clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam.
CP18-031 'OSR Herbicides? Think Water’ stewardship update webinar 09 Aug 2018
The 'OSR Herbicides? Think Water’ stewardship group would like to invite you to join a webinar on Tuesday 28 August at 8am .
CP18-030 Chlorpropham Task Force position following July SCoPAFF meeting 07 Aug 2018
Members will be aware that discussions took place at the Standing Committee (SCoPAFF) meeting on 19 / 20 July on the Commission proposal for non-renewal of Chlorpropham.
G18-049 Red Tractor Combinable Crops and Sugar Beet standards - trailer numbering revised guidance 07 Aug 2018
Following on from the introduction of the Red Tractor Combinable Crops and Sugar Beet standards in October 2017, RTFA members are now required to display their Red Tractor membership number on the sides and rear of trailers used for off-farm transport.
G18-048 DVSA Vehicle Load Security Checks 06 Aug 2018
The Freight Transport Association has issued information regarding a DVSA pilot test regarding Vehicle Load Security which will start in August in the North of England area (roughly from M62 up to Scottish border).
BR18-015 More detail emerges on Brexit White Paper Issues 03 Aug 2018
Following publication of the Brexit White Paper, AIC has been involved in a number of discussions involving officials and other industry stakeholders. A number of points of interest have emerged from these meetings and are set out below: