Q & A

Advice for Advisers

Key Messages

- Slug pellets are pesticides

- They must be used properly or may be restricted

- You can make a difference by encouraging farmers to follow best practice

- Advise - individual application of 160g a.s./ha

- Advise Maximum Total Dose of 160 g a.s./ha or less between 1st August and 31st December.

Best Practice Advice Summary

- Users must be trained

- Test for slugs

- Calibrate kit

- Know your spread-width

- Switch off when turning on headlands

- Fill-up and clean kit in the field

- Clear up spills

- Store kit under cover

- Do not leave product unattended in field

- Use waste contractor for disposal