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Fire ants, mosquitoes to be more prevalent after rains

With recent rains subsiding in many parts of the area and the re-emergence of warmer, drier weather, Texans should expect to see a proliferation of fire ants and mosquitoes, said Dr. Robert Puckett,

AgriLife Extension entomologist at Texas A&M University in College Station. For information and tips on how to control these pesky pests, see the October 4 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.