Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
Projects & Practice
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.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.