Slug pellets and the potential harm they can cause to watercourses is under intensifying scrutiny. Making sure pellet spreaders are properly set up to avoid this will be vital to avoid further restrictions in future. New regulations mean growers must test their slug pellet applicators before 26 November this year to ensure metaldehyde and ferric phosphate slug pellets are being spread evenly and accurately. The Sustainable Use Directive states that all active applicator equipment, including slug pellet spreaders, need a National Sprayer Testing Scheme […]