An EIP Operational Group developed and tested a unique end-to-end agroforestry production process that is sustainable, profitable for the farm and the processing company, and which benefits consumers through products made in a way that supports the environment.
Projects & Practice
An EIP Operational Group worked on the reintroduction of ancient wheat species in the context of current practices applied at farm level.
A young female farmer used RDP support to install a cow herd management system which improved the economic and animal welfare performance of the farm.
A company offering agricultural services to farmers used RDP support to acquire a new combine harvester and a nitrogen testing equipment which regulates the amount of fertiliser applied across the entire crop.
A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
Expanding a viticulture business to meet market demand by investing in modern and efficient equipment.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
Investments in renewable energy helped a pig farm to maintain and increase its competitiveness.