Sustainable Intensification Project



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SIP Information Sheet

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Science, Policy and Practice Notes

A series of science, policy and practice briefing notes have been produced by SIP and they can be accessed at the links below.

These breifing notes will soon be available in Welsh.

Note 1: Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Intensification – An Introduction to SIP

Note 2: Farmer and Adviser Attitudes to Integrated Farm Management

Note 3: The Role of Cover Crops within Sustainable Soil Management

Note 4: Sustaining Trace Elements in Grazing Sheep

Note 5: Assessing the Performance of Commercial Farms

Note 6: Farmer Collaboration and Engagement

Note 7: Dynamic Landscape Typology Tool for Sustainable Intensification

Note 8: Benchmarking Sustainable Intensification

Project Reports

SIP 1 and SIP 2 reports are available at the following links: 

SIP 1: Integrated Farm Management for improved economic, environmental and social performance

SIP 2: Opportunities and risks for farming and the environment at landscape scales

SIP 3: The influence of external drivers and actors on the sustainability and productivity of English and Welsh farming (available now)


Decision support
  • Rose, D.C., Sutherland, W.J., Parker, C., Lobley, M., Winter, M., Morris, C., Twining, S., Ffoulkes, C., Amano, T. and Dicks, L.V. (2016) 'Decision support tools for agriculture: Towards effective design and delivery', Agricultural Systems, 149, pp. 65–174.
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