A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
Projects & Practice
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.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.