Slug pellets and the potential harm they can cause to watercourses is under intensifying scrutiny. Making sure pellet spreaders are properly set up will be vital to avoid breaching the rules on metaldehyde getting within 10m of a watercourse. Growers should have tested slug pellet applicators aged five years and over before 26 November last year to ensure slug pellets are being spread evenly and accurately. Trailed, mounted and self propelled machinery with a boom width over 3m will need testing […]