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Top 5 Things You Should Know About Fire Ants

Posted on July 27th, 2017 in News

If you live in the southern region of the U.S., you’ve probably had at least one encounter with fire ants and know what the pain of their stings feels like (ouch!). When it comes to these critters, here at the top 5 things you should know:   First of all, you should know how to …

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With Flooding Comes Floating Fire Ants

Posted on July 10th, 2017 in News

Every year, the southern United States receives an average of 378 inches of rainfall. If tropical storms or damaging rains weren’t enough trouble, southern states should prepare for something unexpected: floating fire ants!   Southeastern states are some of the wettest since the Gulf of Mexico fuel storms that soak this particular region. It’s also …

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How Can I Prepare for Fire Ants?

Posted on June 27th, 2017 in News

If you live in the southern tier of the U.S., chances are you’ve seen (and had a personal experience with) your fair share of fire ants. Avoiding and prepping for their stings is something that most people don’t think of until it’s too late. Don’t let that be you! First things first, make sure you …

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Why Are Fire Ants Only in Certain Areas of the United States?

Posted on July 5th, 2016 in News

Depending on where you live, you either have a VERY STRONG feeling about fire ants or you don’t think about them at all (lucky you!). That’s because the highest fire ant sting incidence occurs in the southern tier of the United States – Florida, Texas and all those states in between. So if that’s where …

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When You’re Stung by Fire Ants

Posted on June 9th, 2016 in News

If you disturb a fire ant mound, these insects will move quickly to “defend” their territory, and be warned that they attack in groups. Chances are that you won’t get a SINGLE fire ant sting as they crawl onto your arms or legs…you‘ll get MANY stings. This happens quickly, before you are able to smack …

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The 411 on Fire Ant Stings

Posted on June 1st, 2016 in News

Fire ants are unique in that they sting in a group and each ant can sting more than once. Stings are common in geographic areas where these insects are most prevalent, so it’s important to be prepared if you live in these areas or if you will be traveling there. Fire ants won’t seek out …

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How Can I Get Rid of Fire Ants?

Posted on May 19th, 2016 in News

Controlling fire ants in your yard is not always an easy task. It can be done through insecticides either in the form of powders, liquids or bait traps, but if you want to remove fire ants naturally to avoid using chemicals in your yard, the experts at Organic Life offer the following solution if you …

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Do I have Fire Ants in My Yard?

Posted on May 11th, 2016 in News

You live in the Southern tier of the United States. It’s within a few days of some heavy rain. As if it popped up overnight, you see a mound of soft, fluffy soil in your yard. The mound doesn’t appear to have a hole at the top. Yes, you most likely have fire ants. While …

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