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.
Plans for a new information campaign to highlight the critical role of plant breeding innovation and quality seed in supporting improved crop production were unveiled at the Seed Industry Dinner in Cambridge today (5 December).
New European Seed Treatment Assurance scheme (ESTA) goes live in the UK: 21 November 2012
A new assurance scheme for the seed treatment industry, the European Seed Treatment Assurance scheme (ESTA), is now available in the UK through the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).
Agriculture Industry Unites Behind Technology Roadmap: 25 October 2012
Two years on from the Foresight Report into the Future of Food and Farming, four national organisations are working together to shape the science that will deliver food for future generations.
Working together will deliver the best outcome in grain markets, says AIC: 26 September 2012
Dealing with the aftermath of one of the most difficult harvests for many years will require the whole chain from farm to feed mill and retail outlet to work together.