Scotland Rural Development Programme 2007-2013: Rural Development Regulation (EC) No 1698-2005
OPTION 34ii: CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT PLAN WITH SPECIAL MEASURES FOR SMALL UNITS (WITH PREMIUM)
i) Cost of removal and screening of eyesores assuming 1.0 man-day's (8 hrs) labour for 20 ha = £54.40 + one-third incidentals (£18.13) = £72.53. Therefore cost per hectare = £72.53 ÷ 20 = .
ii) Dyke maintenance assuming 10 metres dyke maintained per hectare and maintenance cost is capital cost £22.00/metre ÷ life of 75 yrs. Cost = £22.00 ÷ 75 x 10 =
iii) Contractor's charges associated with sowing a root crop, assuming contractor cultivates the land and sows turnips instead of grass on an area of 0.5 hectare annually and that the small-holder/crofter himself/herself carries out any necessary weeding/thinning and lifts the crop as and when required. Additional cost: combination drilling of 0.5 hectare turnips.
Cost of collaborating in implementing/monitoring at 4 complementary conservation plans assumed at 30hrs per annum @ £9.18
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