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Bug-N-Sluggo Insect, Slug and Snail Bait

Bug-N-Sluggo is a broad-spectrum bait that controls ants, earwigs, cutworms, sow bugs, pillbugs, slugs and snails. It contains a combination of iron phosphate and spinosad. Its highly compressed pellets (shorts) make Bug‑N‑Sluggo easy to use and allows for greater and more uniform coverage.

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Bug-N-Sluggo is for use against the following pests:

  • Ants
  • Earwigs
  • Cutworms
  • Sow bugs
  • Pill bugs
  • Slugs
  • Snails

Bug-N-Sluggo can be used with the following crops:

  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Berries
  • Tree nuts
  • Herbs

For more information, please consult the product label.

Bug-N-Sluggo Applications

Active Ingredient: Iron phosphate, an active ingredient that originates in the soil, and Spinosad, which is derived from a soil dwelling bacterium.

Rates: 22 to 44 lbs. per acre (0.5 to 1 lb. per 1,000 square feet)

Re-entry Interval: 4 hours

Days to Harvest: 0 hours

Scatter the bait granules on the soil around or near the plants to be protected. For broadcast application, use standard broadcast spreaders. For row application, use standard granular spreaders. Apply higher rates if the infestation is severe or if the area is heavily watered or after long periods of heavy rain. Reapply as the bait is consumed or at least every 2 to 4 weeks.

Do not apply more than 3 times in any 30-day period. Do not place in piles. Bug‑N‑Sluggo works best when soil is moist but with little or no standing water.

Organic Crops

NOP Approved:

This product is approved for organic production by the National Organic Program (NOP), a marketing program housed within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service, the agency that sets marketing standards. The NOP mission is to develop and implement national standards that govern the marketing of agricultural products as organically produced, to facilitate commerce in fresh and processed food that is organically produced, and to assure consumers that such products meet consistent standards.

OMRI Listed®:

This product is OMRI Listed, therefore it is determined by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) to be suitable for use in certified organic production.

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