Your journey to sustainable, profitable farming

Sustainable agriculture helps ensure farm profitability without compromising the natural capital which it relies on. 

Sustainable farming

Maintaining soil health and productivity, protecting water quality and preventing biodiversity loss can all be incorporated into all farming systems.  The cumulative effect of lots of small efficiency measures leads to increased profits, reduced carbon emissions and healthier ecosystems for future farming generations.

 

Adapting to Climate Change

The latest climate change projections show that Scotland is expected to experience milder and wetter winters, hotter and drier summers, and an increase in extreme weather event intensity. Implementing adaptation measures can help increase the resilience of your business against the negative effects of climate change while ensuring any opportunities can be utilised.

Adapting to Climate Change

Improving Farm Profitability

Working with farmers we have seen how making small changes to farm management or practices can lead to increased profitability alongside reductions in carbon emissions.  Becoming more sustainable increases the viability of farming for future generations.

Improving Farm Profitability

Regenerative Agriculture

Regenerative agriculture (also referred to as conservation agriculture or ecological farming), is an approach centred around improving and revitalising soil health.  Our Soil Regenerative Agriculture Group followed the journeys of five Scottish farmers transitioning towards a more regenerative approach – find out more and read our Practical Guides.

Regenerative Agriculture

Innovation

Increasing farm sustainability and resilience is key to securing a future for the next generations.  Making changes, whether big or small, can often help to find ‘a better way of doing things’, improving both productivity and profitability.  Sometimes the best innovations come from seeing how others work, taking their ideas and modifying to fit your system.

Innovation

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