103 ha mixed arable and beef farm
74 ha arable land – maize, winter wheat, spring barley and oats.
25 ha of permanent grassland
Already in Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship with bird cover, pollen mix, over-wintered stubbles, grassland margins and hedgerow management. Annual income £6,900.
Annual scheme income approx. £19K. All options fit into the current farming system with no change in cropping or stock.
Opportunity to add more rotational options in in year two if working well.