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Fire ant quarantines still in effect during hay emergency

August 9, 2012

LITTLE ROCK – Red imported fire ant quarantines must still be heeded as out-of-state suppliers try to help out Arkansas livestock owners short on hay, said John Jennings, professor-forage, for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

“Many producers from across the southeastern U.S. are offering hay for sale to help their colleagues in Arkansas,” he said. “However, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and most of Texas are in fire ant quarantined areas, which means hay suppliers have to use care to comply with USDA quarantines.” READ MORE … 

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