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
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Upgrading the production capacity of a farm by investing into building new greenhouses and setting up an irrigation system.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
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.