Chaired by Caz Graham from BBC Farming Today, the agenda also boasts a collection of impressive speakers ranging from Defra’s Minister of State for Agriculture Victoria Prentis and Minette Batters, NFU President to Kate Hofman, Co-Founder of GrowUp Urban Farms and Fiona Smith, Law Professor at University of Leeds.
AIC have announced that Sam Bell, UK Commercial Director at CF and Nick Major, Corporate Affairs Director at ForFarmers have taken over as respective Chairs for the Fertiliser Executive and Feed Executive Committees.
The AIC has submitted its response to the Government’s consultation entitled Due diligence on forest risk commodities. The consultation considers whether the Government should introduce legislation that would require a ‘small number of larger businesses’ to guarantee that commodities that can be responsible for deforestation have been produced legally, in accordance with relevant, local laws.
Angela brings many years of broad experience in the industry, including 8 years as Chair of the AIC Feed Executive Committee, Chair of the FEFAC Feed Safety Committee and a member of ACAF. She is currently Director of Feed Safety for AB Agri.
Agribusiness 2021 will move to an online conference this year to reflect the current working environment. The conference will go live on 11th November, with new digital features included to enhance this event.
AIC Services in conjunction with the certification bodies have led the agri-supply sector in adopting remote auditing during the COVID 19 pandemic. This method of auditing has proved to be a reliable way of auditing companies and has the support of various sectors of the agri-supply industry.
AIC supported an appeal in the European General Court this week, which challenged the verdict on the Commission’s decision to withdraw three neonicotinoid insecticides, clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam in 2013.