§ 1. Grants for Fertilisers Applied to Grassland.
- (a) For fertilisers applied to grassland other than rough grazings and one-year leys, the Grant will be one-third of the farmers' expenditure or 25s. per acre, whichever is less, limited in any year to one-half of the total area of such grassland on each farm. Grant will not be paid if the area on the farm under crop is considered to be insufficient.
- (b) For fertilisers applied with the prior approval of the Agricultural Executive Committee to rough grazings, grant will be at the same rate.
- (c) For fertilisers applied on marginal, hill and upland farms to grassland that is to be used in the same season to provide silage, dried grass or hay … one-third of expenditure. Maximum grant £2 per acre.
§ 2. Grants for Fertilisers Applied to Grassland after ploughing up.
- (a) For rough grazings and poor permanent pasture to be improved by direct re-seeding … one-half of expenditure. Maximum grant £2 per acre.
- (b) For grassland ploughed up on farms listed as marginal and on semi-derelict land that is considered by the Agricultural Executive Committee to be capable of being brought into proper agricultural use … two-thirds of expenditure. Maximum grant £3 per acre.
- (c) For rough grazing and poor permanent pasture that is ploughed and either put under a green crop to be eaten off by stock or fallowed, i.e., ploughed in the autumn and fallowed until the late summer of the following year and properly cultivated to keep down weeds), before being re-seeded … two-thirds of expenditure. Maximum grant £3 per acre.