Environment and biodiversity
Achieving net zero - meeting the climate change challenge
This article provides an overview of:
How the farming industry is in a position to be part of the solution to climate change
What the NFU is calling for to help farmers work towards implementing solutions
Changes you can make on farm as part of your day-to-day business decisions
Delivering nature-based solutions
Innovative thinking and astute decision-making will help businesses build long-term success and resilience. Exploring new markets can offer new income streams, but land managers still have a lot of questions around the practicality of delivering nature-based solutions.
Effects of multifunctional margins implementationon biodiversity in annual crops
Multifunctional Margins (MFM), the establishment of native flora margins adjacent to croplands, provide a semi-natural habitat for food and wildlife refuge. Three different species mixtures sown in MFM were studied in this paper.
Farm carbon toolkit
Farm carbon toolkit are committed to supporting farmers and organisations to understand and take action on their farm’s carbon emissions. The website offers resources and advice to enable farmers and companies to build their expertise and confidence to improve their environmental impacts.
Farming for a better climate
FFBC is run by SRUC on behalf of the Scottish Government and provides practical support to benefit the farm and help reduce our impact on the climate.
Reducing ammonia emissions on livestock and arable farms
Championing the Farm Environment (CFE) has been created to help farmers and land managers choose the right environmental measures to protect soil, water and air quality, and benefit wildlife. In this short booklet they consider ways the actions required to reduce ammonia losses from agriculture
Spotlight: Nature-based solutions. Investing in nature to tackle the challenges facing society
This Spotlight examines the leading examples of nature-based solutions for land managers in the UK, plus the underlying drivers for environmental action, sources of finance and the services that nature can offer in both urban and rural settings.g society.
The Go-to-guide for reducing GHG emissions
This guide aims to make reducing farm greenhouse gas footprints easier to understand and implement by:
Providing easy to understand information for agricultural businesses
Demonstrating a pathway to success through simple steps that farmers can take now and into the future with signposting to further resources and tips
Helping to prioritise what action to take and when