Kelcie May & Dawson Haire
Type of Organism & Country Fire Ants Came From
Insect that came South America accidentall came into Alabama in 1930s.
Damage Fire Ants Are Doing to North Carolina
Aggresive, multipe biter with painful venom and chance of allergy; may also damage fruits berries and young crops.
How Can We Control Fire Ants
First Step is to broadcast a baitformulated insecticide over the entire yard. Second Step happens 7 to 10 days later with the individual treatment mounds with the approved insecticidial dusts, liquid drenches baits, and granules.