AIC Services will be providing a periodic newsletter to keep registered advisers up to date with the registers latest development.
AHDB Dairy Voluntary Survey: 24 June 2015
A voluntary survey sent from the research and development department of AHDB Dairy.
Single issue policy making at European and UK levels appears to be reducing the ability of British agriculture to achieve its objective of ‘producing more from less’, according to the Agricultural Industries Confederation – the trade body for Britain’s agriculture supply industry.
FAR Core Competencies - Planned Workshops: 20 March 2015
APT are planning to run two workshops in September to meet the needs of the Feed Advisors Register. These will be:
Ruminant Nutrition (meets FAR Ruminant module groups 1-5 plus 7)*
Ruminant Health and Welfare (meets FAR Ruminant module groups 6, 8-10)*
Outbreak of avian influenza in East Yorkshire: 17 November 2014
The Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed that highly pathogenic avian influenza is present in England. Defra has issued a Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone following the outbreak.
Give Us the Tools to Deliver Sustainability: 13 November 2014
Technology is vital to environmental and economic sustainability for UK agriculture. This was the recurring message from speakers at this year’s AgriBusiness 2015 conference organised by the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).
Scrapping of EU Chief Scientist is cause for concern, says AIC: 13 November 2014
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has voiced concerns over the decision to axe the post of Chief Scientific Adviser to the European Commission.
The challenges of delivering sustainable agriculture while meeting growing global demands for food will feature high on the agenda for this year’s AIC Agribusiness Conference.
The first ever ‘Vision for British Lamb Production’ report (UK sheep farming) was launched jointly between the NSA and NFU today at the Sheep Event.
Environmental Impact of Beef
Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken.
While the Committee on Climate Change has noted the slowing of improvements in efficiency of inorganic fertiliser use, AIC and its partners responsible for the Greenhouse Gas Action Plan point out the need for better data on which to base such comments.