A pig farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to improve the animals’ living conditions and the branding of their products.
Projects & Practice
‘Planty’ have built a state-of-the-art greenhouse, that uses environmentally friendly techniques and covers the complete production cycle from seed to market.
A family farm used investment support to set up a state-of-the-art sheep farm for the production of high-quality sheep milk.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
Setting up a briquette production plant that uses wood dust and energetic willow, shows how a region's natural resources can be used for energy production in an environmentally friendly way.