slug pelleting© Tim Scrivener
The first year of a major UK metaldehyde-free farming trial has seen a 60% drop in levels of the chemical detected in reservoir tributaries. Farmers within the natural catchments of six reservoirs in Northamptonshire, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire have been working with Anglian Water’s team of advisers over the past year on the Slug It Out campaign. The area covers more than 7,000ha and as part of the campaign, all farmers have agreed to use the alternative to metaldehyde to […]
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