FIRE ANT TRAINING HEADS TO CEMETERY
MOBILE, Ala. -- The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will take fire ant control training to the cemetery May 30 as it hosts a one-day session at Mobile's historic Magnolia Cemetery and at the Mobile Fire Training classroom facility in downtown.
The session, which awards credit toward an Alabama commercial pesticide permit, will feature Extension entomologists Dr. Kathy Flanders and Fudd Graham, horticulturist Charles "Chazz" Hesselein and Regional Extension Agent Ken Kelley will present information on biology and fire ant control issues.
Also featured will be the latest on releases of fire ant biological control agents in the region, a discussion of ongoing fire ant control projects and demonstrations of how to use a commercial fire ant bait spreader and how to make sure you get the most out of your fire ant bait.
The Magnolia Cemetery session begins with registration at 8 a.m., and participants are invited to bring an outdoor chair with them.
Registration is $5.
To reserve space or for more information, contact Hesselein at (251)342-2366, (251) 581-0073 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.