Tag Archive: Imported

Imported Fire Ant Considerations for Livestock Operations

When it comes to Agricultural Operations, Imported Fire Ants are more than just a biting pest. (Photo by Dr. Bastiaan “Bart” Drees, Statewide Extension Program Specialist Texas A&M University) Fire ants attack anything that disturbs their mound (nest), including livestock and humans. They firmly grasp skin with their jaws, and then sting and inject venom. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/08/imported-fire-ant-considerations-for-livestock-operations/

Invasive Species of the Day Series (March 8th): Red Imported Fire Ant & Giant Tiger Prawn

National Invasive Species Awareness Week: March 3rd – March 8th March 8th: Red Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta Buren) & Giant Tiger Prawn (Penaeus monodon): Photo Credit: David Almquist, University of Florida Red Imported Fire Ant: Many of us cherish childhood memories of family picnics during summer. What we likely also remember are the surprise …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/03/08/invasive-species-of-the-day-series-march-8th-red-imported-fire-ant-giant-tiger-prawn/