We can do something about fire ants - Training Professionals and Developing Teaching Materials in Sustainable Fire Ant Management

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2000: $40,155.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $31,775.00
Region: Southern
State: Alabama
Principal Investigator:
Kathy Flanders
Auburn University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: potatoes, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Additional Plants: native plants, ornamentals


  • Animal Production: animal protection and health, range improvement, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: application rate management
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, focus group, mentoring, networking, participatory research
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, economic threshold, integrated pest management
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, public participation, sustainability measures
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.