Control Fire Ants in the Fall

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picture of fire antFall best time to control fire ants


Have you found fire ants on your property? Fall is the best time to get them under control!


You can learn about imported fire ants and how to kill them using unbiased, research-based information from the National eXtension Initiative.


eXtension can help you find best-of-the-best information about where fire ants came from and where you find them now. This national web site will show you how to get rid of fire ants using safe pest management methods for fire ant control.


To learn how understanding the biology of fire ants leads to cost effective, safe ways to kill them that are far more effective than home remedies, visit


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Photo of Peg GodwinPeg GodwinExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture (252) 527-2191 peg_godwin@ncsu.eduLenoir County, North Carolina
Updated on Nov 26, 2013
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