July 05, 2018

Contact: Communications Office

Department of Natural Resources hosting pesticide pickup in Nevada on July 21

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 5, 2018 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the Vernon County Fairgrounds, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 21 at the Vernon County Fairgrounds located at 1488 E. Ashland St., Nevada.

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 fifth of six events scheduled for 2018. More information about the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online at