Slug Invasion Destroys Crops

Farmers across the West Country say their crops are being destroyed by an invasion of slugs.

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Farmers across the West Country say their crops are being destroyed by a slug invasion. The wet and mild weather is creating the perfect conditions for the creatures.

The Royal Horticultural Society says they've doubled in number this summer. Organic farmers who say they're being worst hit.

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Farmers face slug invasion

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One farm in Cornwall has lost half its crop to slugs Credit: ITV Westcountry

Farmers across the West Country say their crops are being destroyed by an invasion of slugs. The wet and mild weather is creating the perfect conditions for the pests. Organic farmers who don't use pesticides say they're being worst hit.