Slug pelleting© TimScrivener
Slug numbers are building in many areas following recent unsettled weather, which is likely to prompt a surge in slug pellet orders over the next few weeks. With grain prices under pressure metaldehyde, rather than the more costly ferric phosphate, could be first choice for many growers this autumn. See also: Monitoring shows rise in metaldehyde ‘spikes’ While this is better for the bank balance, it could lead to further problems of metaldehyde being found in surface waters, especially if the […]