Once the crop gets up to a good stand it can tolerate leaf feeding, but where stands were thin to begin with, slug damage can reduce it enough to force replanting, says University of Tennessee Extension.
Crop growers should take extra precaution to scout their fields this spring for slugs as the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year has caused these plant feeders to have attacked earlier than normal.
Registration for the Soil Health Field Day at Burr Oak Farms & Unruh Cover Cropping in Lewiston, Minn., is open. Topics covered include roller-crimping, alternative forages, a drone seeding demo and seeding equipment.
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