Ohio Farm Pesticide Collection

June 29, 2010 at 12:58 pm

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has announced the dates and locations for the Farm Pesticide Collection Program.   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 2010 dates and locations are:

Hardin County
August 5, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Hardin County Fairgrounds
14134 Fairground Road
County Road 40
Kenton, OH  43326

Putnam County
August 12, 10:30 – 2:30
OSU Extension Office, Putnam County
124 Putnam Parkway
Ottawa, OH 45875

Licking County
August 26, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Ohio Department of Agriculture
8995 E. Main St.
Reynoldsburg, OH  43068

All collections will run from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  The collections are sponsored by the Ohio Department of Agriculture in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It is important to note that the disposal is only for farm pesticides and not for commercial companies or homeowners.  Information is also on the Pesticide Safety Education Program website at:  http://pested.osu.edu/pesticidecollection.htm

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