Don’t get lost in your maize weed control choice!

With a choice of leading herbicides available providing broad-spectrum weed control across a wide range of timings, Clayton provides plenty of good options for growers this season. In Northern parts of the UK, a large proportion of maize drilling has only just been done in the last 10 days as soil temperatures have increased. In... Read more

Maize Product Guide 2022    

Clayton are delighted to announce the appointment of Laura Buckingham to their growing team.

Clayton Plant Protection are pleased to announce that Laura Buckingham will be joining the business on 18th May as Business Development Manager. Laura brings a wealth of experience gained during her previous employment with Frontier Agriculture and more recently Fram Farmers where she headed up the crop inputs team. Significant investment is delivering a rapid... Read more

Appointment of Laura Buckingham    

Clayton are delighted to announce the appointment of Martyn Rogers to their growing team!

Martyn is joining us in the capacity of Product Development Manager and will be instrumental in supporting and accelerating our growth both in terms of new products and our wider European strategy. He brings with him 35+ years in the industry with various senior leadership roles including his time at DuPont UK Ltd and the... Read more

Appointment of Martyn Rogers    

Yellow rust warning for this late spring period.

As well as more susceptible varieties Yellow rust is now being reported found in varieties where it may not have been expected including Gleam, Skyscraper and Graham (Yellow rust scores for these varieties are 5, 7 and 7 respectively). Yellow rust is often more pronounced with late drilled and stressed crops, the current prolonged spell... Read more

Yellow Rust Control - Late Spring    

Clayton’s T1 Cereal Fungicides in focus..

Did you see our article in Agronomist & Arable Farmer’s early April e-newsletter release about Clayton Plant Protection’s wide range of Cereal fungicides for use as broad-spectrum disease control mixer products at crucial T1 timings and to enhance resistance management practices in combination with other frontline actives… In case you missed it… Planning your all-important... Read more

Cereal Fungicides Product Range 2022    

Crop protection choice is being further reduced for farmers…

Find out more here from Clayton Plant Protection’s Will Ridgwell and David O’Mahony about reduced choice of crop protection products next year as they discuss in April’s issue of Agronomist & Arable Farmer why the loss of parallel import licenses is a setback for UK growers and for wider market choice… View the April issue... Read more

Start planning ahead for T1 cereal fungicides!

Clayton Plant Protection would encourage growers and agronomists to assess fields for disease risk or signs of infection and start planning ahead their T1 fungicide programme in good time, especially in fields where T0 applications were not made. Consideration should be made to ensure good resistance management practice at this key timing when choosing active... Read more

Cereal Fungicides Product Range 2022    

Early season weed control vital for a good start in protecting valuable potato crops

Potato crops are very susceptible to competition from weeds during early growth stages after planting. With relatively slow emergence and establishment of potato plants, fast germinating and fast-growing weeds such fat hen, thistles and many grass weeds can quickly smoother young plants to compete for light, water and nutrients if they are not controlled quickly.... Read more

Potato Product Guide 2022    

With crop prices on the rise, protecting valuable oilseed rape crops this spring is worth paying attention for…

“With oilseed rape at the start of March now approaching £700/tonne, protecting crops adequately this spring against key foliar diseases is important to protect and maximise profit margins.” says Will Ridgwell, Clayton Plant Protection.   With good autumn conditions leading to successful early crop establishment, most areas of winter oilseed rape have fared reasonably well... Read more

OSR Product Brochure 2022    

Early Disease Warning: T0 applications vital this spring to knock-back Yellow rust and Septoria infections.

Early planning for T0 fungicide applications in cereals will be vital to prevent or hold back Septoria and Yellow rust infections spreading in crops as we enter the key spring growing period, according to Will Ridgwell, Clayton Plant Protection. With a lot of early-sown autumn crops now showing very forward growth following a relatively mild... Read more

Keep a careful watch out for signs of Powdery mildew in cereals ahead of planning your T0 applications this spring.

With relatively mild winter temperatures so far and plenty of moisture present in lower leaves of forward, early-sown autumn drilled crops, cereal growers should stay alert to the threat of Powdery mildew in susceptible varieties of winter wheat and winter barley this spring. A number of growers and agronomists are starting to report mildew pustules... Read more

Valuable choice and timing flexibility for early weed control in maize crops this season!

Providing growers with a choice of 7 leading herbicide products and 6 different active ingredients for broad-spectrum weed control across a range of timings in your 2022 maize cropping. Starting with specific early season options for both the important post-drilling, pre-emergence and early-post emergence timing windows for the best start for control of certain annual... Read more

CPP Maize Product Guide 2022    

Start assessing your oilseed rape fungicide options for the spring ahead!

Plan ahead with our 2022 Oilseed rape fungicides. With a wide range of products targeting reliable disease control in oilseed crops, Clayton can provide the right choice for high performance, cost-effective disease management on your farm this spring. With 7 product options to choose from including leading fungicide actives such as prothioconazole, tebuconazole, metconazole and... Read more

CPP OSR Product Guide 2022