Nuisance Fire Ants

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Join us for this in-person webinar on Thursday, April 21, 2022 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Nash County Ag Center (1006 Eastern Ave, Nashville) the Cooperative Extension office will host a fire ant webinar discussing the biology and management of fire ants.

Fire ants are both an economic and medical pest of humans and livestock. Their management and control has been justified since their accidental introduction in to the US more than 50 years ago.

Topics Include:

  • Fire Ants of the Southeastern US: History, Identification, Biology and Biological Control
  • Management of Fire Ants in Urban and Suburban Environments: Golf Courses, Athletic Fields and Residential Homes
  • Management of Fire Ants in Rural Environments: Pastures, Equipment & Calibration
  • Nuisance Ant Pests of the Southeastern US: Identification and Principles of Management


There is an opportunity for pesticide applicators to receive the following credits
K, L and O – 2 credit hours
N, D, and X – 3 credit hours
CEU credits also available


Courtesy phone call to register at 252.459.9810