A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
Projects & Practice
Developing a new and practical system to manage pig manure more efficiently, as a means to significantly reduce NH3 emissions and produce green energy.
Elevated growing trays and the automation of some management tasks has enabled strawberry production to be less reliant on external inputs and to re-use irrigation water.
A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
A company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
A farm used RDP support to acquire new machinery in order to improve its strawberry production and increase its profitability.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.