A team at CCRI, led by Jane Mills have recently published a paper in Sustainability entitled ‘Developing Farm-Level Social Indicators for Agri-Environment Schemes: A Focus on the Agents of Change’.
Researchers from the CCRI are leading authors in a new paper to be published in the Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension
Emily Bull: It’s not black and white! Understanding the knowledge requirements of dairy-bred beef calf rearers Follow Emily on Twitter: @Emily__Bull UK livestock systems are complex, they are influenced by many political and social factors as well as biophysical complexities. With increasing pressure to change from NGO campaigns, company commitments to welfare, consumer attitudes and societal license to operate the dairy-bred calf rearing sector sits at the epicentre of these concerns. It currently contributes 60% of the net 0.8 million tonnes of beef produced per year but almost half of prime beef produced in the UK does not meet market
As SURE-Farm is coming to an end, the CCRI released a booklet summarizing the key results and messages from the work conducted since 2017. The booklet reports impacts and recommendations for the social, economic and environmental context of the East of England arable farming system.
In this seminar, Innovation for Agriculture will present some key findings from their livestock team’s research on bottom-up approaches to change, and the challenges they have faced trying to shift the hearts and minds of those in UK agriculture.
The latest edition of the journal ‘Eurochoices’ is a Special Issue that focusses on the EU Horizon 2020 project ‘SURE-Farm’ (Towards SUstainable and REsilient EU FARMing systems).
The summer period has been a successful time for CCRI researchers with five papers having been published or accepted for publication.
Jane Mills led a team of researchers from CCRI and the University of Exeter in developing a set of indicators that will be used by Defra and Natural England to assess engagement and social outcomes associated with agri-environment schemes.
Damian Maye and Julie Ingram have just had a paper accepted for publication in ‘Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems’ that considers the implications of a digital transformation in agricultural production systems specifically for agricultural knowledge.
Chris Short is co-author of a new article arising from the PEGASUS project published in Landscape and Urban Planning and available as an open access article.