UNWANTED PESTICIDE COLLECTION DATES AND LOCATIONS

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is sponsoring three farm pesticide collection dates during August and September.  The pesticide collection and disposal service is free of charge, but only farm chemicals will be accepted.  Paint, antifreeze, solvents, and household or non-farm pesticides will not be accepted.

Pesticide collections are sponsored by the department in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  This collection is for farm operations only and does not include dealers or distributors.   For more information or if planning to bring quantities of more than a pick-up truck, contact the Ohio Department of Agriculture at 614-728-6987.  Pesticide collection dates and locations are:

·         Fayette County: August 12  from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Fayette County Airport, 2770 State Route 38 NE, Washington Court House, OH  43160

·         Wayne County: August 29 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm  at the Kidron Livestock Auction, 4885 Kidron Rd, Apple Creek, OH  44606

·         Wood County: September 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Wood County Junior Fair Building, 13800 W. Poe Road, Bowling Green, OH 44606

About the C.O.R.N. Newsletter

C.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.