FIREANTS - Knowledgebase Question

VENICE, FL
Question by ELISECAREY4
August 19, 2007
HOW DO GET RID OF FIRE ANTS. THE POWDER DOSN'T WORK, AND IT SMELLS TERRBLE. I HAVE THEM EVERYWHERE. NEVER SAW THEM IN CHGO AREA
HELP HELP HELP
THANKS ELISE


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Answer from NGA
August 19, 2007

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Elise,

The best approach for fire ants is to start with a bait and then follow up by treating any mounds that escape that treatment with contact insecticides. The following web site offers info and is very useful.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/LH059

You may also want to contact your County Extension Office for more free info and advic. Their contact info is:

Sarasota County Extension
6700 Clark Road
Twin Lakes Park
Sarasota, FL 34241-9328
Phone: (941) 861-5000 (Ask for the Sarasota County Extension)

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