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Agri-Brexit Coalition

22 March 2017

The Agri-Brexit Coalition has been launched to ensure one unified voice speaking on behalf of the eight organisations that represent... Read more

EU Parliamentarians break cover on regulations for fertilising products

22 March 2017

Recent draft reports from four European Parliament scrutiny committees provide some insight into where the regulations are heading. AIC and... Read more

FIAS well placed to help UK’s counter terror efforts

22 March 2017

Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) was launched in early March as a result of the increasingly complex terror threat which the... Read more

From the Top - Uniting with common purpose

22 March 2017

The creation of the Agri-Brexit Coalition ahead of the triggering of Article 50 is great news. After two meetings of the... Read more

Gathering hard facts back industry credibility

22 March 2017

AIC constantly lobbies for ‘evidence-based’ approaches to policy making, often arguing against cases based largely on emotion from single-issue pressure... Read more

Agribusiness

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

In a world where there is an increasing amount of information and more and more industry events... Read more

Ensuring fertiliser safety

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) visits to UK fertiliser sites can result in unnecessary work and expense.... Read more

Ensuring realistic targets for ammonia and GHGs

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

The EU National Emissions Ceilings Directive and future UK carbon budgets are both under review. AIC is... Read more

Food supply in the balance

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

Food Supply in the Balance was launched in mid-2015 with wide support from industry, as well as... Read more

GM decisions in Europe

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

During 2015 the EU Commission put forward proposals for re-nationalising decisions relating to the approval of GM events... Read more

Joining forces to lobby HM Treasury

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

The Treasury is reviewing the future of energy policy and taxation, and £100,000s are at stake for... Read more

Mobile App

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

AIC has to ensure that Members and stakeholders can gain access to AIC information at all times... Read more

New European fertiliser regulations

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

It is important to ensure that the new EU regulations, which will encompass inorganic, organic, soil improvers,... Read more

Website updates

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

AIC wants to ensure that its Members can quickly and easily find information about the full range... Read more

DSEAR training

24 March 2015

What is the issue?

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR) requires employers to control the risks to safety... Read more

Agribusiness growing success

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

Amongst the plethora of events, few are tailored to the broad needs of the agricultural supply... Read more

Increasing Social Media presence

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

Members and stakeholders are evolving the way they communicate both internally and externally. AIC has taken... Read more

New 5 point security plan

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

The Fertiliser Industry Assurance Scheme (FIAS) covers fertiliser traceability and security up to the farm gate,... Read more

Recognition for industry research

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

In recent years, the publication of updated fertiliser recommendations was determined by one off Government funding... Read more

Tailored website communications

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

AIC has to ensure that Members and stakeholders can easily access information about AIC activities to... Read more

Agribusiness growing success

20 May 2014

What is the issue?

Agriculture as a whole and the supply side of the industry in particular needs strong, clear... Read more

AIC Business insight

20 May 2014

What is the issue?

There’s much more to running a business than delivering products or services. Despite Government commitments to... Read more

Cadmium Levels

20 May 2014

What is the issue?

New EU Fertilisers regulation will fix maximum levels for contaminants and heavy metals. Following 20 years of... Read more

Fertiliser Manual

20 May 2014

What is the issue?

Government spending cuts risk undermining the future credibility of the Fertiliser Manual and the ability to... Read more

FIAS – response to West incident

20 May 2014

What is the issue?

In April 2013 a Texas fertiliser site was rocked by an explosion with regrettable consequences in terms... Read more

Fracking – a suitable UK energy?

11 October 2013

Fracking is hitting the headlines as either an answer to increasingly expensive gas supplies or an environmental disaster... Read more

Seeking one joined up answer to fertiliser security

11 October 2013

The term ‘joined up’ is often used too glibly, but when it comes to fertiliser security, AIC is... Read more

AIC evidence confirms that fertiliser tax is not necessary

08 July 2013

Following AIC’s evidence to the Committee on Climate Change, it has been concluded that a fertiliser tax should be avoided.

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AIC evidence confirms that fertiliser tax is not necessary

08 July 2013

Following AIC’s evidence to the Committee on Climate Change, it has been concluded that a fertiliser tax should be avoided.

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West fertiliser explosion – AIC forms industry blast wall

08 July 2013

The explosion at the West fertiliser plant, Texas highlighted the value of a trade association, such as AIC, ready to... Read more

Fertiliser companies in a strong position to make their case

13 April 2013

This year is the European Year of Air – a timely opportunity to reassure the Commission that the fertiliser industry... Read more

Kosovo talks

13 April 2013

AIC has been invited to give presentations on the UK approach to fertiliser security at a series of roundtable discussions... Read more

Fighting for a level playing field in fertiliser regulations

19 February 2013

At European Commission level, there is a concerted move to update and harmonise fertiliser regulations to include all fertilising materials... Read more

Fertiliser Statistics - deliver market understanding

19 February 2013

Over the past decade, a relationship of trust has been built between AIC and the Defra statistics team. Hours of... Read more

Advice mapping shows AIC Members' vital role in R&D delivery

12 February 2013

Clear calls from the Foresight Report on the 'Future of Food and Farming', the Farming Regulation Task Force and the... Read more

Defra draws confidence from GHG Action Plan

12 February 2013

During 2012 government committed to analyse the effectiveness of its current approach to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from English agriculture.... Read more

Engagement shapes industryís future

12 February 2013

The UK agricultural sector faces many challenges in the year ahead as well as seeing many potential opportunities. Issues such... Read more

New Trademark to maintain investment

12 February 2013

Underpinning a response to global issues such as food security, climate change and sustainable development, is the role of the... Read more

Protecting Responsible Seed Treatment Usage

12 February 2013

The use of neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments has been under focus for the past few years as a result of... Read more