FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 22, 2018

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

Department of Natural Resources hosting pesticide pickup in Portageville on March 10

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, FEB. 22, 2018 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the University of Missouri – Fisher Delta Research Center, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 10 at the University of Missouri – Fisher Delta Research Center located at 147 State Highway T, Portageville.

The collection is open to all Missouri farmers and households.           

Accepted items include:

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

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 first of six events scheduled for 2018. More information about the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online at https://dnr.mo.gov/env/hwp/pesticide. For directions to Fisher Delta Research Center, go to http://delta.cafnr.org/contact.

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