Successful fire ant management includes fall applications of granular baits
Granular baits are probably the most convenient and easiest method of applying insecticides for fire ants. They can be very effective when applied at least once in the spring and again in the fall with an additional mid-summer treatment preferred. Tips that will improve your success with fall fire ant bait applications include:
There are several excellent publications on fire ant control that can be downloaded from the Extension website at www.msucares.com or found at your local Extension office.
Published October 18, 2010
Dr. Wayne Wells is an Extension Professor and Turfgrass Specialist. His mailing address is Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mail Stop 9555, Mississippi State, MS 39762. email@example.com