An EIP Operational Group developed and tested a unique end-to-end agroforestry production process that is sustainable, profitable for the farm and the processing company, and which benefits consumers through products made in a way that supports the environment.
Projects & Practice
An EIP Operational Group worked on the reintroduction of ancient wheat species in the context of current practices applied at farm level.
A young female farmer used RDP support to install a cow herd management system which improved the economic and animal welfare performance of the farm.
A company offering agricultural services to farmers used RDP support to acquire a new combine harvester and a nitrogen testing equipment which regulates the amount of fertiliser applied across the entire crop.
A land consolidation project helped restore the functionality of vineyard terraces and thus maintained a landscape which is a habitat of rare species.
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.