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A cost-cutting establishment system for all soils

The Claydon system was designed on the heavy clays of East Anglia but as its adoption has spread over the years across Europe and further afield, it is evident it gets results on all soils, no matter which

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Hybrid drill set-offs around the country

The Claydon team have been busy setting off Hybrid drills with new customers around the country, from north to south, east to west – this video shows a new Claydon customer establishing oil seed

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Superb stubble management – perfect tilth

  After harvest on the Claydon farm this year, Jeff went over the stubbles with a 15m Claydon Straw Harrow to evenly distribute trash and crop residues and destroy any slugs or eggs that might be

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Claydon tops yields in Agrii trial

Results from recent wheat establishment trials conducted by Agrii in Taunton show Claydon Opti-Till drilling achieving best yields. The independent trials were conducted over the 2017/2018 growing season

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Farmers in Severn Trent area could receive up to £8/ha for reducing metaldehyde levels

Farmers in the Severn Trent priority catchment areas will be eligible to sign up to the new Farm to Tap scheme which aims to improve water quality. This scheme will offer farmers the chance to receive

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Claydon Open Days 2017

This week Claydon hosted two open days which were a great success, as was the weather. Thank you to everyone that attended, and we hope you found them useful. If you were unable to make the open days but

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Claydon crops coming up strong

Despite little rain across certain parts of the UK, Claydon crops are still doing very well, including the spring crops here at our own farm which have just started to appear.  

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15 Years of Claydon

2017 marks Claydon’s 15th year in direct strip till drilling.  Since 2002, when Jeff invented the Claydon V-Drill, we have gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in direct strip till drilling. 

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Weeds and volunteers have grown just a week after running the Claydon Terrastar over this field at the Claydon farm. The Straw Harrow was then used to remove them and potentially encourage even more to

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Wheat harvest finished on the Claydon farm for 2016

Wheat harvest is finished for the season and Jeff was out yesterday tackling the stubble with the Claydon Straw Harrow. Click here to find out why the Claydon Straw Harrow is an effective tool for stubble

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