AIC welcomes tough stance on NVZ review: 3 January 2012
AIC has welcomed Defra’s tough stance on the review of the Nitrates Directive for the protection of waters in England. Commenting on the consultation on the NVZ Action Programme published on December 21st
Kevin Mills to support AIC Scotland: 15 December 2011
AIC Scotland has appointed Kevin Mills to work, on a part-time basis, supporting the Confederation on policy matters. Kevin has a strong track record in the agricultural supply industry.
New European assurance scheme for seed treatments undergoes UK testing : 1 December 2011
A pilot assurance scheme for the seed treatment industry, the European Seed Treatment Assurance scheme (ESTA), has been unveiled in the UK
Consultation on NEW Draft TASCC Codes of Practice: 3 November 2011
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has issued, for consultation, draft Codes of Practice for the Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC) which comes into force on February 1st 2012. These are now available on the TASCC section of the AIC Website.
Laboratories participating in the Professional Agricultural Analysis Group (PAAG) have completed the first full year of an independently administered Proficiency Testing (PT) Scheme which shows maintenance of consistent, high quality soil analysis results between the laboratories.
With the current marketing year experiencing price movements of the magnitude seen during 2007/8, AIC and the NFU are keen to stress the importance of understanding all contractual obligations, whether you are a buyer or seller.