A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
Projects & Practice
A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
A market-driven investment to increase a sheep farm’s competitiveness, through the intensification of high quality organic milk production.
A modern hen farm producing eggs for human consumption, set up a new unit to process non commercial eggs and therefore increase its competitiveness.
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.
Modernization of a poultry farm by installing new, laying hen equipment and by renovating the production buildings.
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.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.