WD9: Livestock exclusion supplement – scrub and successional areas Grant type:SupplementLand use: Flood risk, Priority habitats, UplandsTiers or standalone items: Higher Tier, Mid TierFunding (per unit per year):£101 to £200 Contents How much will be paid Where to use this supplement Where this supplement cannot be used How this supplement will benefit the environment Requirements Keeping records Advice and suggestions for how to carry out this supplement Further information How much will be paid£121 per hectare (ha).Where to use this supplementIt is available for Mid Tier and Higher Tier and can be used on whole or part parcels on land:containing mostly native species of trees and scrubsWhen combined with:WD7 – Management of successional areas and scrub WD8 – Creation of successional areas and scrub (Higher Tier only)Where this supplement cannot be usedFor woodlands with an existing scheme to exclude livestockHow this supplement will benefit the environmentIt helps scrub to develop through natural regeneration.If successful there will be:more scrub growing close to grassland, woodland and other habitatsbirds and invertebrates using the scrubless soil erosion in scrub areasreduced floods in scrub areasRequirementsYou must:keep livestock away from the agreed area at all timessubmit an annual return to confirm that no livestock have grazed land under this supplementKeeping recordsYou must fill in an annual declaration on your payment claim form to confirm that no stock have grazed land under this option.Advice and suggestions for how to carry out this supplementThe following advice is helpful, but they are not requirements for this item.Once scrub has established, you can usually re-introduce grazing . This supplement may not be needed for the full duration of the agreement.Further informationSee the Mid Tier manual or Higher Tier manual to find out more about the scheme and how to apply. Published 2 April 2015 Last updated 13 February 2020 + show all updates 13 February 2020Page refreshed and updated. 7 March 2017Updated for 2017 applications. 29 March 2016Information updated for applications in 2016. 2 April 2015First published. Contents Related content WD7: Management of successional areas and scrubSP6: Cattle grazing supplementGS6: Management of species-rich grassland GS16: Rush infestation control supplementSW14: Nil fertiliser supplement Source link Share thisFacebookTwitterRedditPinterestEmailLinkedInStumbleUponWhatsApp Posted in Wildfeed.