Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Projects & Practice
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
This project aimed to replace old farming machinery and thus improve the productivity and economic performance of a farm holding.
A farm used RDP support to acquire new machinery in order to improve its strawberry production and increase its profitability.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
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.
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.