Pouring slug pellets into a hopper whilst drilling oilseed rape© Tim Scrivener
Farmers are being encouraged to carefully manage the use of slug pellets to avoid polluting watercourses. Yorkshire Water has asked farmers to follow best practice when applying slug pellets. At this time of year, farmers are actively seeking to control slug infestations to prevent damage to crops as the wet weather arrives. See also: Successful metaldehyde trial to be expanded next season But the active ingredient metaldehyde can occasionally run off from farmland or flow from drains and find its […]
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