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LATEST UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 2020
UK WITHDRAWAL OF METALDEHYDE:
From 31 March 2021 no further supplies from manufacturers will be permitted but distributors can still sell stocks and use can continue until 31 March 2022. From 1 April 2022 it will then be illegal to sell and use metaldehyde products.

March 2022 new deadline to use-up metaldehyde slug pellets

Slug pellets containing metaldehyde will be phased out for outdoor use by March 2022, following....

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Statement from David Cameron, MSG chairman

Following the recent High Court ruling, the Metaldehyde Stewardship Group (MSG) welcomes the....

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MSG seeking extension on metaldehyde withdrawal period

The Metaldehyde Stewardship Group (MSG) has submitted a case to the Health and Safety Executive....

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Withdrawal of metaldehyde for outdoor use announced

The Environment Secretary has today (19 December 2018) announced that the application for....

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Dry weather increases potential risk of pesticides reaching watercourses

Due to the extreme weather conditions experienced across the country this summer, growers are....

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Enhanced metaldehyde stewardship remains critical

As the slug pellet application season fast approaches, the agricultural industry is being....

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Water companies value agronomist support

Water companies are calling for more agronomist support on the back of the success of the....

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New slug control guide launched by MSG

The Metaldehyde Stewardship Group has launched a practical guide on Integrated Pest Management....

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Enhanced metaldehyde stewardship launched for 2017

The Metaldehyde Stewardship Group has launched an enhanced campaign for 2017 to ensure maximum....

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This Autumn key to metaldehyde’s future

Slug pellet application decisions made now, will influence the future availability of metaldehyde....

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Farm level measures under the spotlight

Water companies are required to report on the progress of measures to prevent metaldehyde....

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Prepare for high slug pressure this autumn

Growers and operators are being urged to prepare for high slug pressure this autumn and should....

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LATEST UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 2020
UK WITHDRAWAL OF METALDEHYDE:
From 31 March 2021 no further supplies from manufacturers will be permitted but distributors can still sell stocks and use can continue until 31 March 2022. From 1 April 2022 it will then be illegal to sell and use metaldehyde products.