The Agricultural Industries Confederation has welcomed the first review of seed regulations to be undertaken for some 60 years, but is fighting to ensure that the revisions do not exclude essential practice on autumn seed deliveries.
The UK’s fertiliser industry can be proud of taking the lead in its commitment to the environment and climate change as well as fertiliser safety at national and European level, said Roger Brogden, Chairman of the Agricultural Industries Confederation’s Fertiliser Sector.
AIC welcomes FAO report on livestock production and climate change: 17 October 2013
The Agricultural Industries Confederation, which recently launched the Feed Adviser Register (FAR) welcomes a new global report that highlights how both livestock efficiency can be improved and climate change impact reduced, provided ‘best practice’ on mitigating greenhouse gas emissions is communicated effectively.
AIC urges legislators to rethink approach to regulation : 19 August 2013
The UK Government and EU must look beyond single-issue legislation in driving policy forward in the future according to The Agriculture Industries Confederation (AIC).
While the production and safety of animal feed is assured by the various schemes operated by AIC Services (FEMAS, TASCC and UFAS), until now, there has been no corresponding standard to underpin the advice that accompanies feed onto the farm.
New Terms of Reference for Feed Executive Committee: 12 August 2013
Nominations for posts on the Feed Executive Committee - closing date September 6th.
Tried & Tested Feed Planning for Cattle and Sheep: 12 August 2013
The information provided within this publication will allow ruminant livestock farmers and their advisers to take a fresh look at feed planning, to see how it might be improved.
An industry-wide commitment to work together matching supply and demand and placing the right crop in the right home has delivered the best possible outcome for the UK crop over the past season, according to David Sheppard, Chairman of AIC’s Arable Marketing Committee.
The Feed Adviser Register launched at the beginning of May by the Agricultural Industries Confederation has already accepted some 170 advisers who have all met the required criteria.
Every sector of Scotland’s agricultural supply sector faces challenges due to the difficulties of the past six months, in terms of delayed harvest and drilling, according to AIC Scotland’s Chairman, Archi Lamont.