Feed Adviser Register Goes from Strength to Strength: 29 April 2014
On May 1st the Feed Adviser Register (FAR), run by AIC (Agricultural Industries Confederation), enters its second year and is going from strength to strength, according to AIC Services Managing Director John Kelley.
AIC welcomes new Integrated Pest Management Plan (IPMP): 11 April 2014
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has welcomed the launch of a new Integrated Pest Management Plan by The Voluntary Initiative to help farmers demonstrate how they are adopting an integrated approach to weed, pest and disease control.
New TASCC Codes issued ready for harvest 2014: 6 February 2014
The Agricultural Industries Association (AIC) has issued the new Codes of Practice for its Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC). The scheme is effective from the 1st February 2014 and will remain in place for two years. This action is being taken to allow TASCC participants plenty of time to implement the codes before the start this year’s harvest period.
Germains Seed Technology becomes first UK participant in European Seed Treatment Assurance scheme (ESTA): 16 December 2013
The new assurance scheme for the seed treatment industry, the European Seed Treatment Assurance scheme (ESTA), has its first assured participant in the UK, announces AIC.
AIC to support legal cases on neonicotinoid ban: 9 December 2013
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has confirmed that it is seeking to back two crop science companies in their challenge in the European Court of Justice against the European Commission’s decision.
FAR - Farmers Weekly Article 6 December 2013: 6 December 2013
Both Mr Dickinson and Mr Scott can see benefits from the new Feed Adviser register introduced by the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).
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).