How to Kill Fire Ants

Imported Fire Ants September 28, 2015 Print Friendly and PDF

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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 pest management practices and science-backed methods for fire ant control.

Learn how understanding the biology of fire ants leads to cost effective, safe ways to kill fire ants that are far more effective than home remedies.


What is the quickest way to learn about fire ants and how to kill them?

Watch the Fire Ant Control Made Easy Video

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

You may want to try the Fire Ant Decision Tool: Customized Management Plan to make your own plan for dealing with fire ants.

Frequently Asked Questions About Fire Ants 

View the recordings of the Fire Ant Webinars

Find fire ant information for kids at Imported Fire Ants Youth Content; including ideas for science projects and games.

For information in Spanish, see Control de Hormigas Bravas: El Método de Dos pasos y otros Métodos.

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