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
The project has created entirely new operating models to improve the well-being of agricultural entrepreneurs and how they can cope with difficulties.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.