Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
Projects & Practice
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
In Sweden, local non-profit associations, encouraged and supported by the public sector, are carrying out the building of broadband infrastructure in the countryside.
An advisory programme on reducing nutrient pollution, implemented at county level, helps minimise the impact of agriculture on the environment.
An Austrian family converted their dairy farm to produce organic eggs from laying hens in a barn after they saw an opportunity in the market.
The development of an online platform helped stimulate and support rural enterprises to turn to e-business.
In an area where cattle breeding is predominent, LEADER funding helped explore the potentials of producing biogas from manure produced in the farms.