AIC appoints Catherine Barrett as Sector Manager: 27 June 2017
Catherine Barrett has been appointed to the newly-created post of Sector Manager with the Agricultural Industries Confederation, with a particular focus on the Grain and Oilseed, as well as the Seed sectors.
Feed businesses in Northern Ireland who participate in and comply with the feed assurance schemes – FEMAS, TASCC and UFAS – can look forward to fewer inspections and less sampling as the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs implements the concept of ‘Earned Recognition’.
This year, Agribusiness, the annual event for the UK agrisupply industry, takes the theme of 'Taking a lead in Agri-Food Policy post Brexit' with a strong line-up of speakers to lead the Brexit discussion in the area of agribusiness, agriculture and food. The event takes place at the East of England Showground on 8 November 2017.
AIC Chairman Nick Major Elected New FEFAC President: 8 June 2017
Nick Major elected new FEFAC President at XXVIII Congress in Cordoba
A paper on “Feed additives on farm – are we compliant with maximum levels?” which was presented to the FSA’s Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs on 27 October 2016
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has appointed Acoura, part of the Lloyd's Register group, to certify and audit UFAS from 1 September 2017.
AIC Issues Wish List to Incoming UK Government: 17 May 2017
As another General Election approaches, the Agricultural Industries Confederation has published a document outlining what the UK agri-supply industry looks to the next Government to deliver.
Given the complexity surrounding agricultural trade arrangements, the Agricultural Industries Confederation Board, believes a priority in Brexit negotiations is to set the framework to allow a detailed Free Trade Agreement with Europe to be negotiated during a tariff free transition period.
Agri-Brexit Coalition prepares to play its part for the future of UK food and farming: 29 March 2017
With Article 50 now formally triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May, the Agri-Brexit Coalition looks forward to playing an active and informed role in helping Government achieve its objective of the best deal for the UK and the industry to meet opportunities and challenges.
Article 50 must be ‘starting gun’ for dual dialogue – AIC: 29 March 2017
With Article 50 now triggered, the Agricultural Industries Confederation supports the UK Government’s determination that trade negotiations need to commence alongside the exit debate to avoid jeopardising Britain’s vital food and farming industries.