The Ohio Department of Agriculture will sponsor three pesticide collections for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides:
August 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Fulton County OSU Extension Office, 8770 State Route 108, Suite A, Wauseon, Ohio 43567;
August 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Miami County Fairgrounds (North end), 650 N. County Road 25A, Troy, Ohio 45373; and
September 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Kidron Livestock Auction (behind barns) 4885 Kidron Rd., Apple Creek, Ohio 44606
The pesticide collection and disposal service are 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. To pre-register, or for more information, contact the Ohio Department of Agriculture, Pesticide and Fertilizer Section, at 614-728-6987.