Find out about eligibility and requirements for the organic land management - top fruit option.
£300 per hectare (ha).
Available for Mid Tier and Higher Tier
Maintains top fruit orchards under organic management, providing a range of environmental and public benefits.
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them on request:
You should also be aware that at the start of each claim year, a percentage of agreement holders will be asked to take and submit the following photographic evidence:
Applicants will have to send the following with their application:
Other Countryside Stewardship options and supplements relevant to orchard 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.
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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