A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
A dairy farm combined three RDP supported operations to increase and modernise milk production and secure one full-time job.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
An advisory programme on reducing nutrient pollution, implemented at county level, helps minimise the impact of agriculture on the environment.