FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 03, 2019
Department of Natural Resources hosting pesticide pickup in Mount Vernon May 18
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 03, 2019 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the University of Missouri – Southwest Research Center, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18, at the University of Missouri – Southwest Research Center located at 14548 Highway H, Mount Vernon.
The collection is open to all Missouri farmers and households.
Accepted items include:
Fertilizers containing pesticide
Not accepted items include:
Pesticides from businesses, pesticide production facilities, pesticide distributors, pesticide retailers
The event is the third of six events scheduled for 2019. More information about the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online at https://dnr.mo.gov/env/hwp/pesticide.