The Agricultural Industries Confederation has welcomed the publication of new Soy Sourcing Guidelines by the European Compound Feed Manufacturers’ Federation (FEFAC) as an important first step in encouraging the use of responsibly produced soy in mainstream European supply chains.
AIC urges new Government to pursue growth and sustainability: 23 March 2015
Growth and sustainability are at the heart of what the agricultural supply industry seeks from the next Government.
FAR Core Competencies - Planned Workshops: 20 March 2015
APT are planning to run two workshops in September to meet the needs of the Feed Advisors Register. These will be:
Ruminant Nutrition (meets FAR Ruminant module groups 1-5 plus 7)*
Ruminant Health and Welfare (meets FAR Ruminant module groups 6, 8-10)*
Single issue policies pose threat to UK agriculture, AIC Chief tells Oxford Farming Conference: 9 January 2015
Single-issue policy-making threatens to hamper, not help, the progress of UK agriculture as it seeks to deliver wholesome healthy food and enhance the environment, said David Caffall, Chief Executive of the Agricultural Industries Confederation, speaking at the Oxford Farming Conference.
Fertiliser Security Plan Promotion Welcomed by AIC: 2 December 2014
The campaign was a national initiative run by Home Office, which is keen to see even greater adoption of the plan across the industry.
Outbreak of avian influenza in East Yorkshire: 17 November 2014
The Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed that highly pathogenic avian influenza is present in England. Defra has issued a Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone following the outbreak.
Give Us the Tools to Deliver Sustainability: 13 November 2014
Technology is vital to environmental and economic sustainability for UK agriculture. This was the recurring message from speakers at this year’s AgriBusiness 2015 conference organised by the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).
Scrapping of EU Chief Scientist is cause for concern, says AIC: 13 November 2014
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has voiced concerns over the decision to axe the post of Chief Scientific Adviser to the European Commission.
‘Perfect Storm’ Threatens Spring Supplies of Fertiliser, Warns AIC: 31 October 2014
With British fertiliser orders some 30% down on the past year and a prediction from the Road Haulage Association that there will be a driver shortage in the first quarter of next year, the Agricultural Industries Confederation is warning farmers to plan ahead to ensure product is available when they want it.
AIC granted intervener status in neonicotinoid cases: 31 October 2014
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has been granted intervener status in the cases brought by Syngenta and Bayer against the European Commission in relation to its moratorium on certain uses of neonicotinoids.