July 22, 2020

Contact: Communications Office

Department of Natural Resources hosting free pesticide collection event in Montgomery City Aug. 1

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 22, 2020 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will host a free pesticide collection event 8 a.m. to noon, Aug. 1 at MFA Agri Services, 226 N. Walker St. in Montgomery City. The event is open to all Missouri farmers and households. To help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, all participants are asked to stay in their vehicle while waste is being offloaded.

Accepted items include:

  • Unwanted pesticides
  • Rodenticides
  • Dewormers
  • Fly tags
  • Fertilizers containing pesticide
  • Insecticides
  • Fungicides
  • Herbicides

Items not accepted include:

  • Paint
  • Explosives
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Yard waste
  • Electronics
  • Trash

Pesticides from businesses, pesticide production facilities, pesticide distributors, pesticide retailers

 More information about the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online at

Following is a list of other pesticide collection events scheduled this year:

  • Aug. 29 – University of Missouri - Hundley-Whaley Research Center, 1109 S. Birch St., Albany
  • Sept. 19 – Heritage Tractor, 3285 N. US Hwy. 63, West Plains
  • Oct. 10 – Farmers Elevator and Supply Co., 511 S. Center St., Clinton
  • Oct. 24 – Greenway Equipment, 20919 State Hwy. 114, Dexter