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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.

Leave vote poses huge questions for Britain’s agricultural supply industry: 24 June 2016

Today, we begin a new pro-active period. In the first instance, we are fully committed to gain clarity for our Members as scenarios and timescales unfold.

Delayed payments feeding a crisis for farm suppliers: 23 May 2016

Article The Scotsman by Brian Henderson May 18, 09:00

Merchants report fallout from farm support delays: 23 May 2016

Article The Courier by Nancy Nicolson May 18 2016, 8.10am

New TASCC Codes of Practice for harvest 2016: 22 February 2016

The Agricultural Industries Association (AIC) has issued new Codes of Practice for its Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC). The scheme is effective from the 1st March 2016 and will remain in place for two years.

Check your feed bins regularly: 1 February 2016

UK livestock farmers have been warned by the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) to check their bulk feed bins regularly for structural defects or corrosion. The warning comes in the wake of a two incidents in the Netherlands where feed bins collapsed. One was a ‘near miss’ but the other resulted in the death of a farmer.

Ambitious research identifies shrunken GHG footprint of UK arable products: 30 October 2015

Findings show lower nitrous oxide emissions from UK agriculture than previously thought

Leading assurance schemes out for consultation: 23 October 2015

Two of the assurance schemes run by the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) – UFAS, the Universal Feed Assurance Scheme (UFAS) and the Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC) - are currently out for consultation on updated scheme documents.

NOPS scheme set to become stand-alone code: 5 October 2015

The highly successful NOPS scheme, set up in 2009 to help reduce the risk of naturally occurring prohibited substances in equine feed, is set for key administration changes that will see it continue to grow and develop its international presence.

COCERAL and AIC Renew Mutual Recognition: 1 October 2015

between GTP Code and UFAS, FEMAS and TASCC
Towards a more efficient, transparent and free agricultural market

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