AIC have announced the release of their new ‘Control of Fire & Explosion Risks in Animal Feed Manufacturing Plants & Processes’ guide document following work by the AIC Health & Safety Feed Sector Forum.
AIC Services have released their latest Continual Professional Development (CPD) training for advisers registered within the Feed Adviser Register (FAR). This CPD explores the issue of antimicrobial resistance and how good nutrition can form part of the solution to reduce antibiotic use on farm, ensuring livestock remain healthy and build up immunity to disease.
Improving business resilience, sustainability, and seizing trade opportunities for the UK’s agri-food supply industry were the recurring themes from expert speakers at this year’s Agribusiness conference, which was held online for the first time on 11 November 2020.
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.