Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
Projects & Practice
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
RDP support for young farmers enabled a young entrepreneur to turn his small farm into a viable organic farm which contributes to the protection of the environment while creating new employment opportunities for the local community.