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.
AIC disappointment at CIPC withdrawal: 25 June 2019
AIC is extremely disappointed that the Commission has decided not to renew the approval of chlorpropham (CIPC). The implementing regulation has been published in theOfficial Journal and comes into force on 8 July.
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 UK Former Foodstuffs Processors Association (UKFFPA) has welcomed the Government’s ‘Step up to the Plate’ initiative. It has been launched by the Government’s Food Surplus and Waste Champion Ben Elliot. He is bringing together key industry players next week, and they are expected to sign up to a number of commitments on measuring and reducing food waste.
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.