Slovenian smallholders cooperate to strengthen their collective competitiveness.
Projects & Practice
An EIP operation group project to test and propagate new, cost-effective and environmentally friendly strawberry and apple varieties in Emilia-Romagna.
Italian farmers join forces in new organics value chain.
Setting up a slaughterhouse on-site helped the beneficiary and other nearby organic lamb breeders to increase their profitability through direct marketing.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
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.
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.