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Adding Value To The Business of Cropping

Integrated Management of Slugs

The first trial of this project will look at methods of managing slugs in ryegrass and brassica crops sown into maize residue with slug populations present.

Treatments include;


Three slug baits

Treated seed.

Levels of slug damage will be assessed in the establishing crops.

In addition to funds provided by the Sustainable Farming Fund; FAR, Ravensdown Fertiliser Corporation, Lone Star Farms, PGG Wrightson Seeds and Landcorp Farming have financially contributed to this project.

For more information, please see page 18 of the following publication:

From the Ground Up, Issue 80