Publication - Research and analysis

Agriculture and Climate Change: Evidence on Influencing Farmer Behaviours

Published: 29 Oct 2012
Part of:
Research
ISBN:
9781782561514

This report sets out to answer a number of questions relating to farming behaviour and meeting greenhouse gas emissions targets.

141 page PDF

1.2 MB

141 page PDF

1.2 MB

Contents
Agriculture and Climate Change: Evidence on Influencing Farmer Behaviours
Footnotes

141 page PDF

1.2 MB

Footnotes

1http://www.sruc.ac.uk/info/120175/farming_for_a_better_climate

2www.odi.org.uk/resources/download/5912.pdf

3http://www.sac.ac.uk/climatechange/farmingforabetterclimate/

4http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/farmingrural/SRDP

5http://www.sruc.ac.uk/info/120360/renewable_energy/515/hydro_power/6

6http://www.soilassociation.org/farmersgrowers/futurefarming/futureproofingscotlandsfarming

7 In order to set realistic parameters to this in-house programme, the focus is specifically on farmers. However, it is anticipated that many of the findings are applicable to land managers more generally.

8 Changing behaviour through policy making

Changing behaviour through policy making - ARCHIVE: Defra

9http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Research/by-topic/environment/social-research/Behaviour-Change-Research

10http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Research/About/EBAR/StrategicResearch/future-research-strategy/Themes

11 For example, as discussed later in this report, farmers in regions of Scotland designated as NVZ have been obliged to adopt specific measures, but findings from research indicate a higher level of disagreement with environmental and social goals than among farmers who are not subject to NVZ rules (Chapter 5)

12http://enrd.ec.europa.eu/en/home-page_en.cfm

13This section summaries information from the 'Rural Land Use' Chapter of 'Low Carbon Scotland: Meeting the Emissions Reduction Targets 2010-2022; The Report on Proposals and Principles, March 2011http://scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/03/21114235/17

14 Changing behaviour through policy making - ARCHIVE: Defra

15http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/farmingrural/Agriculture/Environment/NVZintro/NVZGuidanceforFarmers

16http://www.qmscotland.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=720&Itemid=96

17http://www.sruc.ac.uk/info/120200/climate_change_focus_farms

18 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/farmingrural/Agriculture/Environment/Agrienvironment

19 A complete list of the measures available under Rural Priorities can be seen at http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/farmingrural/SRDP/RuralPriorities/Options

20 http://www.farmingfutures.org.uk.

21 http://www.menterabusnes.co.uk/en/farmingconnect

22http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/farmingrural/SRDP/RuralPriorities

23http://www.programme3.net/water/P345GoodPracticeGuide.pdf


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