OSU research indicates that the less toxic iron phosphate containing slug baits are as effective as those with metaldehyde.
Control plant-eating mollusks early and often
Foxtail is a problematic grass in pastures and hayground, and infestations need immediate attention. Small infestations of foxtail should be spot treated, while larger infestations require whole pasture renovation. This informational paper describes proper foxtail management and control in a forage setting.