How Fire Ants Behave In Cold Weather

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Fire ant foraging in cold weather Fire ants do not typically leave their mounds and forage when temperatures are under 60 degrees fahrenheit.  So during these cold temps you are more safe on land with mounds as long as you do not step directly onto a mound.  But always be on alert regardless when in a fire ant infested area. … Read More

Fire Ant Decline? Nope!

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Yesterday I read an article that said fire ants were on the decline in Fort Lauderdale. This brought a chuckle similar to that of when I read an article a few years ago that said kids aren’t affected by sugar. Any pest control company can tell you that fire ants do not just disappear. They simply move–to new land, or … Read More

Fire Ant Colony Behavior

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As you know, Fire Ants can cause a number of issues for farmers and homeowners alike. Aside from the usual issues like bites to humans and livestock, the destruction of new plant growth, and structural damage to cement slabs… These horrifying little beasts can actually make themselves into a raft! This Scientific American article cites studies that have shown colonies … Read More

Fire Ant Facts

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Taking a minute and read through the following Fire Ant Facts might help you better understand a current infestation, or prevent a future infestation. Fire Ant Control can help you eliminate infestations but if you’re just in the process of familiarizing yourself with this pest, this page contains some excellent information!