Identifying economic and societal drivers of engagement in agri-environmental schemes for English dairy producers
M.S. Reed and
Land Use Policy, 2021, vol. 101, issue C
Livestock production is under increasing scrutiny regarding its impacts on the environment and its wider role in climate change. Consequently, there are a growing number of private agri-environmental schemes (AES) now operating alongside public AES that offer farmers economic rewards to maintain and enhance the environment. This study focused exclusively on a small number of commercial dairy producers located in the North West of England who were all suppliers of a global food producer and members of the producer’s own private AES. The study explored the economic and societal drivers of adoption of agri-environmental behaviours and perceptions of the private processor AES.
Keywords: Dairy farming; Agri-environment scheme; Environmental land management; Resilience; Mixed-methods (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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