A young farmer received RDP support to build stone wall terraces, helping him to improve the farm’s productivity, while protecting its soil from erosion.
Projects & Practice
A conventional dairy farmer in Denmark used RDP support to build a new stable which enabled reduced production costs and improved animal welfare conditions.
The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
Expanding the production capacity of a pig farm in Denmark, while improving animal welfare and reducing NH3 emissions.
Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
Rural Development Progamme investment support enabled a conventional broiler farmer to construct a new energy efficient broiler house.
An eco-farm implementing agri-environment-climate measures aims to foster ecosystem services and climate adaptation on-farm as well as promote wider uptake throughout the farming community.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.