Agriculture and Climate Change: Evidence on Influencing Farmer Behaviours

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

Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in the Report

ACC programme - The Agriculture and Climate Change: Evidence on Influencing Behaviours Programme

AD - Anaerobic digestion

AESs - Agri-environment schemes

CAP - Common Agricultural Policy

Defra - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

ECA - European Court of Auditors

ESA - Environmentally Sensitive Areas Scheme

FAS - Farm Accounts Survey (Scotland)

FBS - Farm Business Survey (England)

FFBC - Farming for a better climate

FiT - Feed-In Tariff Scheme

GAEC - Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition

GHG - Greenhouse Gas

LFAs - Less Favoured Areas

NDPB - Non Departmental Public Body

NFUS - National Farmers Union of Scotland

NVZ - Nitrate vulnerable zones

OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PAS2050 - Publicly Available Specification 2050

QMS - Quality Meat Scotland

RESAS - Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services

SAC - Scottish Agricultural College

SEPA - Scottish Environmental Protection Agency

SFP - Single Farm Payment

SG - Scottish Government

SMR - Statutory Management Requirements

SNH - Scottish Natural Heritage

SRDP - Scotland Rural Development Programme


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