Clayton Plant Protection are excited to announce the launch earlier this month of Clayton Cocoon®!

Clayton Cocoon® is a post-emergence herbicide that controls a wide range of annual and perennial broad-leaved weeds in cereals, grassland, oilseed rape and a wide range of other crops. Controlling a range of more difficult broad-leaved weeds including thistles and volunteer potatoes, Clayton Cocoon® has flexible timing use for growers and is ideal for use... Read more

Clayton Cocoon Product Information    

Keep vigilant for aphids in potato crops through July.

With widespread, warm/hot conditions forecast for much of the UK, keep checking for the presence of winged aphids in crops this month and consider aphid control options if aphids are present. Clayton Sparta® and Clayton Occupy® control a range of aphids in potatoes. Product focus – Aphid Control Aphids transmit various damaging plant viruses and... Read more

Potato Product Guide 2022    

Field vegetables product guide 2022

Clayton Plant Protection offer a wide range of crop protection products for use in a variety of field vegetable crops. As high-value crops, achieving good crop growth to maximise both yield and quality is vital and relies on good agronomy and effective control of damaging pests, diseases and weeds through the growing season.  The Field... Read more

Field Vegetables Product Range    

Valuable early summer weed control in maize crops!

  Clayton Kibo® – Product Profile Fast-acting sulfonylurea herbicide active against a wide range of Annual broad-leaved weeds in forage and grain maize. Clayton Kibo contains 750 g/kg prosulfuron formulated in water-dispersible granules and is absorbed by both the leaves and roots of target weeds. With flexible application timings up to and including 4 true... Read more

Clayton Kibo Technical Bulletin    

Keep a watch for aphids in potato crops this late June period!

Check for the presence of winged aphids in crops especially now during warmer weather and consider aphid control options if aphids are present. Clayton Sparta® and Clayton Occupy® both control a wide range of aphids in potatoes. Product focus – Aphid Control Aphids transmit a number of damaging plant viruses and potato crops infected with... Read more

T3 timing and product choice critical for effective disease protection!

Early ear emergence, rapid movement of foliar diseases up the plant and current grain prices all mean that an effective T3 application is crucial. Product choice should not only be focused on controlling the quality and yield losses from fusarium but also foliar disease top up which will depend on variety and previous fungicide applications. ... Read more

T3 timing and product choice critical for effective disease protection!    

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