Sabrina Hill talks with BASF Product Manager for Altrevin, Doug Haller, about fighting fire ants.
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Fire ants can cause big problems during nut harvest and that can lead to a loss of income for growers. A recent University of California study found that with an average yield of 2,000 pounds per acre, dealing with an ant infestation quickly can save as much as 140 pounds of nuts.
BASF Product Manager for Altrevin, Doug Haller says quick action is vital.
Haller says Altrevin has a new mode of action, which is also beneficial when combating fire ants.