Spring is the Time for Texans to ‘Two-Step’ Toward Fire Ant Control

Spring is when fire ants begin searching for food and when rains cause them to deposit new soil that appears on the surface as a mound. (Michael Miller/Texas A&M AgriLife)

Spring is an ideal time to take the first step to fire ant control, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.“This is the time of year when ants begin foraging for food and when spring rains percolate through the soil and destroy underground fire ant tunnels,” said Robert Puckett,

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