AIC Main

The Leading Voice for the Agrisupply Industry

  1. You are here: Home
  2. Sectors
  3. Grain & Oilseeds
  4. Adding value

Adding value

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

Arable – Ergot: improving the knowledge base

22 March 2017

With the EU Commission looking to introduce additional legislation on ergot alkaloids (constituents of ergot), the industry urgently needs a... Read more

BREXIT Update Arable – Knowing what we don’t know

22 March 2017

At a time when HM Treasury once again wields the stick of austerity on more departmental cuts, the effects of... 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

A practical approach to financial instruments in agriculture

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

Plans to introduce additional regulation on the use of financial instruments in the EU, including the agricultural... 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

Annual assessments for farm trading staff

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

The Arable Marketing Committee has taken the view that there is a need for farm trading staff to be... 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

Practical Assurance Schemes revised

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

Rules, regulations and market requirements constantly change. Therefore, assurance schemes require constant updating to ensure adherence to... Read more

Renewable Energy Directive (RED)

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

The EU’s Renewable Energy Directive covers the sustainable sourcing of materials in the biofuels sector and, therefore,... 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

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

AIC i-learning - Online learning launched

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

TASCC participants are expected to fulfil code requirements to help comply with legislative and customer requests.... Read more

Fighting for Futures

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

EU wide consultations have been held on introducing additional regulation on using financial instruments. There is... Read more

Global linkage for assurance schemes

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

In a global market, the challenge of sourcing safe ingredients whilst maintaining competitiveness within the UK... 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

Industry saving of over £2m pa

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

New EU proposals on ‘official controls’ for feed and food would allow authorities to charge businesses... Read more

RED assurances

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

RED is a requirement to ensure that the EU’s aims, to obtain 10% of its energy for... 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

Updating contracts for trading

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

Standard form contracts have provided the legal framework for trade across most AIC sectors for many... Read more

Updating TASCC codes

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

The TASCC codes were issued in February 2014 and the next edition will be effective from February... 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

Grain e-passport

20 May 2014

What is the issue?

Increasing market diversity and additional supply chain requirements have brought focus to... Read more

Professional standards

20 May 2014

What is the issue?

Professional standards for staff working in the supply sector are becoming increasingly common, with... Read more

TASCC Codes

20 May 2014

What is the issue?

The TASCC Codes have undergone their biennial review to ensure that they are relevant to the... Read more

TASCC Review 2014 makes progress

11 October 2013

The process of reviewing the TASCC code ready for issue in February 2014 is well under way. The various TASCC working... Read more

Electronic Grain Passport pilot study agreed

08 July 2013

Electronic grain passport pilotThe concept of an electronic grain passport has moved closer to... Read more

Closing in on T2/ HT2 decision

13 April 2013

In recent months, the EU Commission has worked on a recommendation dealing with T2 and HT2 mycotoxins which it finally... 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

Managing the legacy of harvest 2012

12 February 2013

The impact of weather on harvest 2012 was extreme by anyoneís estimation. The resulting issues with quality, and specific weights in... Read more

Meeting Greenhouse Gas requirements for biofuel chains

12 February 2013

Within the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) there are evolving and increasing requirements to determine and confirm levels of Greenhouse Gas... Read more