RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
Projects & Practice
A land consolidation project helped restore the functionality of vineyard terraces and thus maintained a landscape which is a habitat of rare species.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
A young female farmer decided to renovated an old building on the family farm and offer accommodation for tourists.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.