South West Agricultural Resource Management (SWARM)
1 June 2011 - 31 May 2013
PI/s in Exeter: Professor Matt Lobley
CI/s in Exeter: Professor Michael Winter
Funding awarded: £ 68,950
Sponsor(s): Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)/SWRDA
About the research
This report has three aims:
- To better understand farmers’ behaviour and attitudes regarding the key themes of SWARM (soil, nutrient use, energy efficiency, renewable energy, water).
- To understand how and where farmers source the knowledge that helps them to manage their resources.
- To understand how farmers interact with internet sources of knowledge to discover better information about managing farm resources.