Farm Pesticide Collection Dates Announced for Ohio
This is a great program offered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA). Once a year, ODA conducts a farm pesticide collection at two or three locations throughout Ohio. This pesticide collection service is free of charge for local farmers to properly dispose of unused farm chemicals. The program is for farm pesticides ONLY. No household or non-farm pesticides or chemicals such as paint, antifreeze or solvents will be accepted. No pesticides will be accepted from commercial companies.
The 2009 dates and locations are:
Clark County, August 12, 10:30 – 2:30, Clark County Fairgrounds, 4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, OH 45502
Huron County, September 9, 10:30 – 2:30, Transfer Station, 2413 Townline Road 131, Williard, OH 44890
Noble County, September 15, 10:30 – 2:30, Noble County Fairgrounds, Caldwell, OH 43724
All collections will run from 10:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. For more information, contact Ohio Department of Agriculture, Pesticide Regulation Section, (800) 282-1955, ext. 31
The disposal is only for farm pesticides and not for commercial companies or homeowners.