The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Projects & Practice
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
A pilot project to create an innovative pig farm based on the principle of processing fresh manure to minimise GHG emissions and increase the farm’s profitability.
Modernization of a poultry farm by installing new, laying hen equipment and by renovating the production buildings.
An investment project to modernise a buffalo dairy farm through the introduction of new processes and equipment.
A company created a modular rearing system that allows them to combine egg and quality rooster meat production, while respecting the environment and animal welfare.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
EAFRD support was used to convert 5.4 ha of abandoned land into organic cherries orchards, thus helping to expand the harvest season and increase the farms profitability.