Antixx and Firefighter are both granular baits recommended by the Hawai‘i Ant Lab (HAL) to manage Little Fire Ants (LFA), Recently we discovered that some of these products have been sitting on the shelf for too long and/or have compromised seals causing them to go rancid. LFA are picky eaters, so ... Read More about Is Your Granular Bait Fresh?
As of February 7th, 2022, the Hawai‘i Ant Lab (HAL) will begin an involuntary 50% furlough due to the unavailability of funds. HAL operates as a project of the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and is funded primarily through non-reoccurring grants ... Read More about Hawai‘i Ant Lab Needs Your Testimony
If you have been following our blog, you might have seen our July post talking about the discontinuation of Provaunt®. If you HAVEN’T been following our blog, now you know why we stopped talking about it. It’s true, the manufacturer decided to phase out the product over the past few years and that ... Read More about AdvionWDG: Now for Use in the HAL Gel Bait
We all know Little Fire Ants (LFA) are a real pain in the a** (literally and figuratively) and the idea of treating an infestation can be overwhelming. While it’s true LFA have spread all over the Hawai`i Island, there are places where the ants are not widespread. There are also individual ... Read More about LFA Risk Reduction for Mobile Apiaries
Provaunt® is a water dispersible granular insecticide with the active ingredient of indoxacarb. Several years ago, a Special Local Need (SLN) label was obtained in order to mix Provaunt® (EPA Reg. No. 100-1487) into the HAL Gel Bait for management of Little Fire Ants. Unfortunately, this product has ... Read More about Provaunt® has been Discontinued