A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.
Projects & Practice
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
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.
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
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.