Join us for this free series of eXtension webinars on fire ants and other insects that affect the home and landscape. These free webinars are open to everyone.
Listen to best-of-the-best experts discuss sound, research-based management solutions. Each webinar will begin at 2 PM Eastern Time and last 30 to 45 minutes. Participating is as simple as clicking on a web link.
If you miss a webinar, don't worry. You will be able to watch a recording of the webinar later. These webinars are brought to you by eXtension and its participating Cooperative Extension Institutions and are coordinated by the Imported Fire Ant eXtension Community of Practice.
Fire Ant CoP Members: Get promotional materials for the webinars here.
Find details for each 2013 webinar linked below. To watch recordings of 2012 presentations, visit our 2012 webinars page.
First Friday of the Month Spring Series
February 1, 2013
Fire Ant Home Remedies - What Works, What Doesn't - This 45 minute session took place at 2 PM, February 1, 2013 EST.
March 1, 2013
Ants! Ants! Ants! - This 45 minute session took place at 2 PM Mar 1, 2013 EST.
April 5, 2013
You Have Fire Ants Where? - This 45 minute sesion took place at 2 PM, April 5, 2013 EDT.
May 3, 2013
Protect Your Loved Ones From Fire Ants - This 45 minute sesion took place at 2 PM, May 3, 2013 EDT.
June 7, 2013
Learn how bed bugs live and get sound, research-based advice on how to get rid of them.
Presented by Dr. Dini Miller, Virginia Tech Entomologist
Moderated by Chris Becker Alabama Cooperative Extension System Regional Extension Agent
Photo: Bed bugs on a mattress. Photo courtesy of Insects in the City blog.
First Wednesday of the Month Fall Series
September 4, 2013
Applying fire ant baits in the fall is an effective way to minimize fire ant problems in home lawns and other landscapes. Learn how to get the most out of your fire ant bait and discuss community-wide fire ant management programs.
Presented by Molly Keck, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Specialist, IPM
Moderated by Sallie Lee, Alabama Cooperative Extension System Urban Regional Extension Agent
October 2, 2013
Every fall certain bugs come into our houses looking for a place to spend the winter. Learn what they are and how to evict them.
Presented by Dr. Dan Suiter, University of Georgia Entomologist
Moderated by Ellen Huckabay, Alabama Cooperative Extension System Regional Extension Agent
Photo: Asian lady beetles crawling into a house. Photo by Marlin Rice.
November 6, 2013
Learn safe and effective ways to keep ants from invading your house.
Presented by University of Tennessee Entomologist Dr. Karen Vail
Moderated by Mallory Kelly, Alabama Cooperative Extension System Regional Extension Agent
Photo: eXtension file photo