BI18-004 The NFU launch a new farm safety campaign - #SEEITCHANGEIT 20 Feb 2018
The National Farmers Union (NFU) has launched a farm safety campaign at the NFU Conference on 20 th February 2018 - #SEEITCHANGEIT.
BR18-005 Developing discussions with Defra 20 Feb 2018
Recent discussions with Defra have covered a number of topic areas as set out below:
F18-009 EU RASFF on sunflower meal from Ukraine 15 Feb 2018
A RASFF alert was issued on 30th January by authorities in the Netherlands relating to the discovery of a consignment of sunflower meal with illegal levels of dioxins, dioxin-like PCBs and non-dioxin-like PCBs (Notification number 2018.0248). The consignment originated in Ukraine, and arrived in the Netherlands via Spain.
CP18-005 Iprodione not reapproved – use up by 5th June 2018 15 Feb 2018
The active substance iprodione has not had its approval renewed, and therefore authorisations for sale and supply cease on 5 th March 2018 and storage and use will be withdrawn across Europe by 5 th June 2018 at the latest. This can be shortened by each Member State, but it is CRD standard policy to allow the full grace period and they have done so in the case, meaning the final use up date for iprodione in the UK is 5 th June 2018.
BI18-003 Reminder - FREE Important Employment Law, H&S Updates and GDPR for AIC Members - Thursday 1st March 2018 15 Feb 2018
Croner, in partnership with AIC, have specifically designed an event for members to help them manage some of the key changes in legislation that have occurred in 2017 and will occur in 2018. These new regulations will have a major impact on your business and suppliers.
F18-008 February 2018 update on the Animal Nutrition Section of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed 14 Feb 2018
| This update provides information about the meeting of the Animal Nutrition (AN) Section of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCoPAFF) held on 5 to 7 February 2018
S18-003 Seed Industry Dinner - Thursday 6th December 2018, London 14 Feb 2018
After holding the Seed Industry Dinner in York for the last two years, for 2018 the event is moving to London. The venue is now confirmed as the Hilton London Kensington, and the event will be held on Thursday 6 th December.
G18-011 Making farmers aware of farm grants for ammonia mitigation 13 Feb 2018
FAR and FACTS advisers, working in England, may be interested in making farmers aware of grant aid options for reducing emissions from livestock systems and improving practice in nutrient management.
G18-010 Adding Member Value 2018 12 Feb 2018
I have great pleasure in sending you the latest version of “ Adding Member Value 2018 ”. As you will be aware this is one of the most important publications that AIC produces, which aims to demonstrate to members how AIC are working on issues on their behalf.
CP18-004 Plant Protection Products expiry dates as of 12 February 2018 12 Feb 2018
Please find attached the latest plant protection product expiry date spreadsheet from CRD, dated 12 th February 2018.