An ambitious entrepreneur used business start-up aid for young farmers in order to modernise his farm and create a series of innovative products.
Projects & Practice
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 example of sustainable cultivation of olive trees and extraction of olive oil using innovative ultrasound techniques.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
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.
Information and promotion activities on direct marketing by the Slovak National Rural Network.
In a rural area without public sewage system, a LEADER project helped the local population to get familiar with the new environmental standards, legislation and requirements on wastewater treatment. It also enabled them to make informed decisions on which wastewater treatment technology to use.