AIC Services will be providing a periodic newsletter to keep registered advisers up to date with the registers latest development.
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.
Livestock's Role in Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use: 30 June 2014
The new FAOSTAT emissions database represents the most comprehensive knowledge base on agricultural greenhouse gas emissions ever assembled. Updated annually, it provides a global point of reference on emissions and mitigation opportunities in the sector.
Increasing use of fifth quarter is helping cut the carbon footprint of producing a kilo of beef by around 25 per cent, according to EBLEX.
Feed Adviser Register Goes from Strength to Strength: 29 April 2014
On May 1st the Feed Adviser Register (FAR), run by AIC (Agricultural Industries Confederation), enters its second year and is going from strength to strength, according to AIC Services Managing Director John Kelley.
INTERVIEW: Increasing Public Trust with Cow of the Future: 27 March 2014
26 March 2014 - Over the last 70 years, the U.S. dairy industry has tremendously increased efficiencies and reduced its environmental impact. According to a Cornell University study, today 9.2 million dairy cows produce more milk than the 25.6 million dairy cows the industry relied on in 1944, using 90% less cropland and 65% less water, producing 76% less manure and 63% less carbon emissions.
FAR - Farmers Weekly Article 6 December 2013: 6 December 2013
Both Mr Dickinson and Mr Scott can see benefits from the new Feed Adviser register introduced by the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).