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
The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
Elevated growing trays and the automation of some management tasks has enabled strawberry production to be less reliant on external inputs and to re-use irrigation water.
‘Planty’ have built a state-of-the-art greenhouse, that uses environmentally friendly techniques and covers the complete production cycle from seed to market.
A family farm used investment support to set up a state-of-the-art sheep farm for the production of high-quality sheep milk.
An investment project for the modernisation and automation of a frozen fruits processing plant in order to minimise production losses.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
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 company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.