OPICO Micro-Pro slug pellet and micro-granule applicator

Moving from a run-of-the-mill quad-mounted spinner to a specialist pellet applicator on a set of heavy rolls has revolutionised slug control for one Suffolk grower, Will Hitchcock, Hitchcock Farms.

Will comments "One critical part that is easily overlooked is the rolls but they are actually much more important than they are often given credit for.  Not only do they ensure even crop establishment, in producing a tight seedbed, they make it more difficult for slugs to thrive and help to ensure the efficacy of Avadex"

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Suffolk farmer, Will Hitchcock, has opted for a pellet applicator mounted on rolls for more targeted slug pellet application.

Article first appeared in    September 2018