Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
Projects & Practice
An integrated, community focussed model for quality meat production based on short supply chains, working together, and exchanging experiences between consumers and producers.
A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
A project addressing the Water Framework Directive, by restoring the natural flow of a stream, while preserving the local cultural heritage and protecting from floods.
A dairy farm combined three RDP supported operations to increase and modernise milk production and secure one full-time job.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
A cheese-producing farm used RDP support to set up a new plant for producing speciality cheeses and ensure its long-term financial sustainability.