Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
Projects & Practice
Developing an approach to risk assessment for RDPs in Ireland.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
An agricultural business affected by extreme weather conditions used RDP support to repair the damage to its infrastructure and enable it to operate as normal.
A project to support demining of agricultural land in war-affected areas of Croatia.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
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.