Find out about eligibility and requirements for the multi species ley option.
£115 per hectare (ha).
Available for Mid Tier and Higher Tier
Whole or part parcel
It provides a valuable year-round habitat and food for farmland wildlife such as pollinators and farmland birds.
in year 1 of the agreement, establish a multi-species ley containing at least:
for 50% of the option:
for the remaining 50% of the option area:
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them on request:
Applicants will have to send the following with their application:
These options can be located on the same area as this option:
The following section gives advice on carrying out this option successfully but does not form part of the requirements for this option
As this is a rotational option, it can be moved between eligible parcels, but the same total area (hectarage) must be maintained each year.
See the Mid Tier manual or Higher Tier manual to find out more about the scheme and how to apply.
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