Slug on OSR© Blackthorn Arable
Slugs pose a major threat to many crops in all but the driest season – and with high field populations during 2016, this autumn is shaping up to be high risk. While pelleting is an invaluable part of control, there is debate over whether it is worth mixing slug pellets with seed at drilling, either in addition to – or instead of – surface applications. Some argue that placing pellets in the seeding zone encourages slugs and can potentially exacerbate problems; others – often […]