The 2007 Annual Red Imported Fire Ant Conference was held this past week in Gainesville, Florida. Almost 200 researchers, extension agents, chemical company representatives and agriculture agency officials attended to discuss new methods and strategies to control the pest.
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Introduced at the conference was a new national on-line fire ant resource from the extension service.
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Here is an extended feature on the fire ant conference:
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Many thanks to Emily Dahlbeck with Archer-Malmo, who was at the conference representing Valent USA Corporation, makers of Esteem Ant Bait. She did a great job with interviews at the event, so it’s worth a plug for the product!