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AIC appoints James McCulloch to head up Feed Sector: 17 January 2018
James McCulloch, who has extensive experience in the livestock feed industry and lobbying, has joined the Agricultural Industries Confederation as Head of Feed Sector taking over from George Perrott.
NEW TASCC Codes of Practice issued: 15 January 2018
New Codes of Practice for the Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC) have been published on the Agricultural Industries Confederation's website ahead of the codes coming into force on 1 February 2018.
Robert Sheasby, currently NFU Regional Director for East Anglia, has been appointed to become Chief Executive of the leading agri-supply trade association AIC.
Feed businesses in Northern Ireland who participate in and comply with the feed assurance schemes – FEMAS, TASCC and UFAS – can look forward to fewer inspections and less sampling as the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs implements the concept of ‘Earned Recognition’.
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has appointed Acoura, part of the Lloyd's Register group, to certify and audit UFAS from 1 September 2017.
New Vehicle Inventory Database simplifies work of assurance participants and auditors: 16 January 2017
Kiwa-PAI and AIC Services have a launched the ‘Vehicle Inventory Database’ (VID), an on-line portal to maintain vehicle records and provide traceability in one place for participants in the AIC trade assurance schemes – FEMAS, FIAS, TASCC and UFAS.
Farmers and suppliers told to unite for best Brexit deal: 25 November 2016
AIC press coverage - Farmers Weekly - Johann Tasker
Thursday 24 November 2016 5:00
Negotiating the future of agriculture outside the European Union will demand a concerted effort by all involved, says Nick Major who has been elected as the sixth Chairman of the Agricultural Industries Confederation.
An in-depth report from AIC Services on livestock feed assurance in the UK concludes that “UK animal feed is produced in a safe and transparent supply chain”.
Three new companies sign up to ESTA: 6 September 2016
Three new companies have enrolled in the European Seed Treatment Association (ESTA), which is operated in the UK by the Agricultural Industries Confederation. The three companies are KWS UK Ltd, T Denne & Sons Ltd and Frontier Agriculture.