A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Projects & Practice
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
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.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.