FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 23, 2019

Contact: Communications Office
573-751-1010
communications@dnr.mo.gov

Department of Natural Resources hosting pesticide pickup in Columbia Sept. 7

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 23, 2019 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the Missouri Soybean Association’s Bay Farm Research Facility, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Missouri Soybean Association’s Bay Farm Research Facility located at 5601 S. Rangeline Rd., Columbia.

The collection is open to all Missouri farmers and households.           

Accepted items include:

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

Not accepted items include:

Paint
Explosives
Fire extinguishers
Yard waste
Electronics
Trash
Pesticides from businesses, pesticide production facilities, pesticide distributors, pesticide retailers

The event is the last event scheduled for 2019. More information about the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online at https://dnr.mo.gov/env/hwp/pesticide.

###