Pool 2 farms require users to take exposure to native tokens issued by the protocol. It is a sort of “secondary pool” to incentivize farmers of Pool 1 to continue holding on to the protocol’s tokens, or to provide liquidity for these tokens, instead of selling them out. Pool 2 farms are often highly incentivized with higher APYs because these positions take more exposure to the protocol itself (via ownership of the assets native to the protocol). [1]