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
EAFRD support enabled a young person to start his own commercially-oriented farm, thus contributing to the generational renewal of the sector.
A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
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.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
A young and dynamic team of veterinary sector experts received EAFRD support to establish a private laboratory offering high quality veterinary services to farmers.
Investments in renewable energy helped a pig farm to maintain and increase its competitiveness.
EAFRD support helped a traditional dairy producer in Scotland to differentiate his production from milk into an organic certified mozzarella type of cheese.