Una McBride, Severn Trent agricultural adviser, is urging farmers to make sensible decisions when it comes to slug control this year, with pellets as a last resort, after all cultural controls have been explored. “Using an IPM approach to manage slugs this season will not only help to protect water quality and earn farmers money through the Farm to Tap scheme, but it can also help to support a more regenerative and resilient cropping system,” she says.
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