Content tagged "fire ant control"

How to Kill Fire Ants

Imported Fire Ants Ant Pests Updated: May 18, 2017

Find out where fire ants came from, where you find them now, and whether fire ants are good or bad.Then we'll show you how to get rid of fire ants using safe...

Managing Imported Fire Ants in Urban Areas

Imported Fire Ants Updated: May 11, 2017

The two species of imported fire ants (red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren, and black imported fire ant, Solenopsis richteri (Forel) and their...

Fire Ant Control Made Easy Video

Imported Fire Ants Updated: April 06, 2017

  View Video Segments:Watch the entire video in Spanish: Control Fácil de las Hormigas Bravas (Full Version) For More Information 

Fire Ant Control: The Two-Step Method and Other Approaches

Imported Fire Ants Updated: April 03, 2017

Home > How to Kill Fire Ants >When it comes to insect pests, fire ants would probably top everyone’s list! Red and black imported fire ants (Solenopsis...

Fire Ant Control (Management)

Imported Fire Ants Updated: March 06, 2017

Find out where fire ants came from, where you find them now, and whether fire ants are good or bad. Then we'll show you how to get rid of fire ants using...

IPM Action Plan for Fire Ants

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: August 03, 2016

Imported fire ants deliver painful stings resulting in a white, bump-like pustule. They make prominent mounds from which they emerge quickly and aggressively...

Will club soda control fire ants?

Imported Fire Ants Updated: July 28, 2014

The answer is NO.  Fire ant control using club soda was recently tested and found to be ineffective.For a thorough discussion of club soda as a home remedy...

Can I use nematodes to kill fire ants?

Imported Fire Ants Updated: November 05, 2013

Nematodes. Photo by Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State Univ, bugwood.org Nematodes have not proven very effective in controlling fire ants. Nematode strains...

Debunking Common Fire Ant Myths

Imported Fire Ants Updated: October 22, 2013

Everyone wants a quick fix to get rid of fire ants, but rarely is a short cut the right way. We recommend Fire Ant Control: The Two-Step Method and Other...

Monitoring Imported Fire Ants for Management Decisions

Imported Fire Ants Updated: October 09, 2013

(Modified from: Drees, B. M., Calixto, A. A. and Nester, P. R. (2012), Integrated pest management concepts for red imported fire ants Solenopsis invicta...

Integrated Pest Management for Managing Fire Ants

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: August 13, 2013

Controlling fire ants on a site usually involves an ongoing effort, and is best referred to as fire ant "management" instead of fire ant "control."Integrated...

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