Find out about eligibility and requirements for the organic land management - improved permanent grassland option.
£40 per hectare (ha).
Available for Mid Tier and Higher Tier
Maintains land under organic management, providing a wide range of environmental and public benefits.
If successful associated benefits will increase as the organic area is maintained.
Comply with organic standards for the life of the agreement.
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them on request:
Applicants will have to send the following with their application:
Other Countryside Stewardship options and supplements relevant to grassland management may be used on the same land area where eligibility rules allow.
The following section gives advice on carrying out this option successfully but does not form part of the requirements for this option.
To qualify as improved or semi-improved grassland, at least 2 of these need to apply:
Permanent ineligible features may be eligible as part of the option area if registered with a control body.
See the Mid Tier manual or Higher Tier manual to find out more about the scheme and how to apply.
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