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Old 07-21-2007, 12:33 AM
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Here is an excerpt from the Illinois Pesticide Training Manual:
Sorry, meant to put "Pesticide Applicator Training Manual".
Caught it too late to edit.
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Old 07-21-2007, 08:40 PM
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Ducke how are you making out with your ants? Any positive results would be great to here about. I will be building an organic program this coming year and will need to try things first hand before offering it. keeping notes off this sight for products to try will help me eliminate and focus on different products. How about an organic product for chinch? Anything out there that works.
I have tried a couple of thing mentioned here and some others that were'nt
So far what I have found that work pretty good is a mixture of Borax and Sugar 50/50. the ants love it and in a couple of days the nest is inactive.
as for Chinch we have had our fist couple of sighting over the last few weeks. We are using a product called "NEEM OIL" We sprayed our first lawn last week I will keep you all posted.
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Old 07-21-2007, 09:51 PM
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The off white powder you mentioned may be Diatomaceous Earth.
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Old 07-21-2007, 10:32 PM
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Ducke is that just regular borax you get in the grocery store? Is neem oil registered for Chinch?.
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Old 07-21-2007, 11:18 PM
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Ducke is that just regular borax you get in the grocery store? Is neem oil registered for Chinch?.
Yes regular borax and yes Neem Oil is registered for Chinch.
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Old 08-03-2007, 08:53 AM
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I finally remembered to pick up the 20 mule team borax and poured it straight onto the ant hills. It works all by itself no problems or mixtures.
Talstar is said to not really work on ants by the guys hired to kill ants. Don't know if its true or not, but I would much rather pickup borax in the mower bag than diazinine and blades soaked in talstar.
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Old 09-07-2007, 08:17 AM
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corn meal. pour corn meal around ant areas ants will carry it back and when they eat it they can't digest the corn meal and they will Die!!!
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Old 09-27-2007, 04:31 PM
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you can also use grits uncooked
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