Acephate 97 for ants

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by parrotfeathers, May 20, 2013.

  1. parrotfeathers

    parrotfeathers LawnSite Member
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    We have lots of acreage and lots of fire ants this year. My farm supply store got me a bag of acephate 97. I want to know if I can use this as a sprinkle on. I do not want to mix it up with water. It is not a powder--it looks like rice granules.
     
  2. Colaguy

    Colaguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 599

    I use the acephate powder, not sure about the pellet. You could grind them up I suppose. I mix the powder in a windex bottle and spray. It doesnt take much acephate to kill ants.
     
  3. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,262

    Nope, that won't work.
     

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