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Source:  Center for Agricultural Air Quality Engineering and Science (CAAQES)

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Many people have concerns about selecting insecticides to control the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren. They want more information about product toxicity and its effects on the environment, other insects, and pets. Risks of having a fire ant infestations and use of insecticides for their control always need to be balanced with the benefits of eliminating the pest with careful insecticide use. Discussed in this fact sheet are several considerations for minimizing and assessing risk when selecting insecticide treatments for imported fire ant control.

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Farm tractors and other machinery are critical to the livelihood and productivity of the farm. Failure to protect them from natural disasters, such as floods, can put an agriculture producer out of business. If at all possible, move all tractors and implements out of flood-prone areas before it’s too late. However, if circumstances prevent their removal, there are some things you can do to recondition or restore this equipment immediately after a flood to resume operation and prevent permanent rusting and corrosion.

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