Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.
Projects & Practice
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
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.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
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.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.