Sustainability is key at Claxton
At Claxton Manor Estate, integrating farming and conservation underpins all of our farm operations and thinking.
Every one of our agricultural schemes is implemented after deep consideration for the environment. Even then, we constantly assess the impact of each scheme on biodiversity by regularly surveying our wildlife.
This has ultimately resulted in the creation of a mutually beneficial arrangement between our farming and environmental schemes.
Just one example: some hay cutting, on a rotational basis, is left until late in the season to allow natural grass species to reseed themselves. This not only ensures a food supply for our grassland wildlife such as insectivorous birds and mammals, but also ensures our grasslands have a rich diversity of plant species which are grazed by our Hereford herd.