The largest, hi-tech hydroponic greenhouse for growing vegetables in the Czech Republic used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to upgrade its pesticide-free production capacity.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer used RDP investment support for the construction of a facility for primary processing of grain seeds.
An organic cattle breeding family farm used RDP investment support to acquire machinery for the efficient harvest of high-quality animal feed.
Creation of a bioreserve consisting of a small reservoir, a retention basin, and an adjacent strip of vegetation to improve water retention in an intensively farmed area.
The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
The construction of a new production facility to process minced fava beans and to take advantage of the market shift from meat to plant-based protein foods.
A dynamic agricultural cooperative used Rural Development Programme support for the setting up of a modern seed processing facility in order to enhance its competitiveness.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
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.