Our Climate Smart Farming initiative provides farmers with opportunities to identify how small changes to farming practices can reduce farm emissions and/or sequester carbon, while boosting profitability.
Farms can get involved with the Climate Smart Farming initiative by joining the Climate Farm Demo network as a demo farm.
Joining the network will give the opportunity to improve farm performance, to stay ahead of the curve as policy increasingly requires farms to demonstrate environmental benefits alongside food production, and to take a leading role in sharing knowledge and experience with the wider farming community.
The Climate Smart Farming initiative will also emphasise the developments needed for future farm transport, providing guidance on practicality of application and cost:benefit ratios. We will focus on circular solutions for biowastes, clean energy, nutrients and future fuels – we will demonstrate how farming businesses can better use nutrients, move away from reliance on red diesel and generate clean energy.
The IfA Climate Smart team will: