12 Jul 2023
Farmers attended a conference at the James Hutton Institute to consider new ways of adapting to our changing climate.
According to the James Hutton Institute, the Scottish farming sector needs to be proactive in adapting to climate change. The institute has provided recommendations to help farmers mitigate and respond to the challenges posed by climate change, including introducing new crops and livestock species, implementing new farming practices, and utilizing technology to improve efficiency. It highlights the importance of research and development to support the sector in making these changes. The article by STV News emphasizes that a proactive approach is crucial to ensure the long-term sustainability and productivity of Scottish agriculture in the face of climate change. Read more here.