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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

BREXIT Update Seed - European association discussions on the future

22 March 2017

Leading the way in evaluating the impacts of Brexit for industry on both sides of the Channel, the European Seed... 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 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

Maintaining Seed treatments on the UK market

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

The use of seed treatments continues to attract attention with neonicotinoids remaining in the headlines. EU Commission... 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

Simplified Seed certification

16 February 2016

What's the issue?

In discussions with AIC, Defra officials put forward outline proposals for a simplified certification process to be... 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

Seed treatment assurance

24 March 2015

What is the issue?

The European Seed Treatment Assurance scheme, developed by European Seed Association, requires insecticidal seed treatments to... 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

Intervening on neonics

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

In 2013 AIC sought to ‘intervene’ in legal action being taken by neonicotinoid seed treatment manufacturers against... Read more

Renewing Government contracts

12 March 2015

What is the issue?

During 2014 and into 2015 a number of Government awarded contracts relating to seed certification are up 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

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

European Seed Treatment Assurance

20 May 2014

What is the issue?

EU Directive (2010/21) came... Read more

Neonicotinoids

20 May 2014

What is the issue?

In May 2013 the EU Commission took legislative action to prohibit the application... Read more

Seed marketing legislation

20 May 2014

What is the issue?

After a number of years of preparation and pre-consultation, the Commission... Read more

EU Seeds Review – a victim of misadventure?

08 April 2014

seedsHot on the heels of the European Parliament’s Agri Committee... Read more

UK leads the way on mycotoxin guidance

11 October 2013

EU legislation on T2/HT2 mycotoxins is now in place and during the summer the UK has developed the planned guidance... Read more

Commission’s drive for seed simplification – or not?

08 July 2013

The early May launch of Commission proposals on, among other things, revised rules for the production and marketing of seed,... Read more

ESTA and the Neonicotinoid ban

08 July 2013

Following on from the announcement of the ban being introduced on the use of certain neonicotinoids ( thiamethoxam, clothianidin and imidacloprid)... Read more

Making a ‘PVR’ mark

13 April 2013

In December 2012 AIC and the British Society of Plant Breeders (BSPB) introduced a Plant Variety Right (PVR) trademark. The core... Read more

Selling the stewardship message on neonicotinoids

13 April 2013

(ESTA) is at the forefront of demonstrating how seriously the industry takes its responsibilities

At the time of writing the... 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

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