June 18, 2024 - 11:58am -- wyse.34@osu.edu

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (May X, 2024) – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) will sponsor three collection events for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides. This year, the collections are happening in Auglaize, Holmes, and Clinton counties on the following days and locations:

  • August 14, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.: Auglaize County, Auglaize County Fairgrounds, 1001 Fairview Drive, Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895
  • August 15, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.: Holmes County, Farmers Produce Auction (Mount Hope Produce Auction), 7701 OH-241, Millersburg, Ohio 44654
  • August 20, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.: Clinton County, Former Nutrien Site, 6704 US 22, Willmington, Ohio 45177

The pesticide collection and disposal services are free of charge, but only farm chemicals will be accepted. Paint, antifreeze, solvents, and household or non-farm pesticides will not be accepted.
The pesticide collections are sponsored by ODA in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. To pre-register, or for more information, contact the Ohio Department of Agriculture at (614) 728-6987.