Investing in cutting edge production techniques (hydroponics in pots) allowed a farmer to fill a gap in the market increasing the availability of vegetables in winter, with minimal environmental impact.
Projects & Practice
A conventional dairy farmer in Denmark used RDP support to build a new stable which enabled reduced production costs and improved animal welfare conditions.
Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
Expanding the production capacity of a company producing pumpkin seeds and potatoes, by investing in new machinery.