Europe, UK, Ireland, Pests and Diseases, Production/Agronomy, Sustainability

Ban on metaldehyde use for slug control to ‘have a major impact on British farmers’

Use of metaldehyde slug pellets must end by spring 2020, following a decision from Defra, but the NFU has warned the move will put the UK at a competitive disadvantage, CPM reports. The Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced a ban on the outdoor use of metaldehyde, used to control slugs in a range of crops, across Great Britain from[Read More...]

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