Farming For A Better Climate

Farming for a Better Climate (FFBC)Working with farmers to find practical ways to move towards a more profitable, low carbon future, adapt to a changing climate and secure farm viability for future generations.

With volunteer Climate Change Focus Farmers and their farmer discussion groups, we investigate a range of practical options to see what additional benefits low-carbon activities can bring to farm businesses across Scotland.

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SRDP Farm Advisory Service

Our Focus Farms

Hillend Farm

Our volunteer focus farms host farmer discussion groups to discuss practical ways to improve farm profitability.

Improve Farm Profitability

Mixed woodland

Five key actions to improve your farm profitability and adapt to a changing climate.

Case Studies

Woodchip boiler

See what others farmers are already doing to reduce emissions and adapt to climate change.

Practical Guides

Tractor woodchipping

Download our practical guides for more information and advice.

Carbon Footprinting

New shoots in field

Carry out a carbon footprint to identify emission sources and improve farm efficiency.

Soil and Nutrient Network

Digging Sampling

Improve soils and make best use of nutrients to increase efficiency and reduce diffuse pollution risks

Adapt to Climate Change

Farm flooding

How could your business be affected and what steps could you take to reduce risks?

About Us

Green globe in grass

We combine ideas trialed by our volunteer Climate Change Focus Farms with the latest scientific research.

Climate Change

Address: SAC Consulting, J F Niven Building, Auchincruive, Ayr KA6 5HW

Telephone: 01292 525089

Fax: 01292 525146