Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.
Projects & Practice
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
Investing in new machinery and equipment to allow increase the productivity of a pig farm.
Upgrading the production capacity of a farm by investing into building new greenhouses and setting up an irrigation system.
Support from the rural development programme for England enabled an entrepreneur to upgrade his ales brewing business.
The success story a hobby farmer with full time employment who created a world class dessert wine and now supplies Michelin restaurants both nationally and internationally.
“My Farm, My Way” is a web platform that allows farmers to exchange ideas and innovative practices and get to learn from each other.