Fire Ant Glossary

Fire Ant Control- Fire ant control is the systematic application of fire ant pesticides to the wide area around the fire ant infestation, and the treatment of individual mounds to ensure elimination of the pests.

Fire Ants - Aggressive, biting, stinging ants imported into the US in the 1930's. Fire ants have spread across the southern US and cost more than $6 Billion to control each year.

Fire Ant Elimination - Similar to fireant control in concept, but with emphasis on complete and total destruction of fire ant colonies throught vigilance.