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.
Projects & Practice
An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
The project addressed the needs of local winegrowers and winemakers in the municipality of Slovenska Bistrica to add value to their work and improve their market position.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.
Agritourism Monitor Farms are rural businesses opened up to wider community groups, other rural businesses and related professionals for site tours, working groups and open discussions.
Welsh rural development competition inspires innovation among young sheep farmers.
EAFRD investment support was used for the construction of the new cowshed for dairy cows. This helped increase milk production along with improved animal wellfare.