Media advisory - Obsolete pesticide and animal health collection coming to Ontario

OTTAWA, Oct. 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Farmers in Ontario are invited to turn in their obsolete or unwanted agricultural pesticides and farm animal medications on the dates and at the locations specified below from 9 am until 4 pm.

Media are welcome to visit the drop off locations:

October 15

  • Guelph, Woodrill Farms Ltd.
  • Hickson, Oxford Agropro Ltd.

October 16

  • Dunnville, Hessels Farm Supply Ltd.
  • Stayner, Holmes Agro Ltd.
  • Brussels, Brussels Agromart Ltd.
  • Greenway, Hensall District Co-operative

October 17

  • Scotland, Scotland Agromart Ltd.
  • Glencoe, Parrish & Heimbecker
  • Brodhagen, Hoegy's Farm Supply Ltd.
  • New Hamburg, Good Crop Services Ltd.

October 22

  • Oakwood, Oakwood Ag Centre
  • Beamsville, N.M. Bartlett Inc.
  • Lucknow, Lucknow District Co-operative Inc.
  • Leamington, Agris Co-operative Ltd.

Oct 22 - 24

  • Gore Bay, Northland Agromart Ltd.
  • Verner, Verner Ag Centre
  • Thornloe, Temiskaming Ag Centre
  • Arnprior, M & R Feeds and Farm Supply Ltd.
  • Micksburg, M & R Feeds and Farm Supply
  • Oxford Station, Harvex Agromart

October 23

  • Courtland, Cargill Inc.
  • Harriston, North Wellington Co-op
  • Walkerton, Huron Bay Co-op
  • Tupperville, Agris Co-op

October 24

  • Cobourg, Northumberland Grain Inc.
  • Tara, Sprucedale Agromart Ltd.
  • Bradford, Bradford Co-op
  • Talbotville, Sylvite Agri-Services Ltd.

October 25

  • Picton, Country Farm Centre
  • Orangeville, Holmes Agro Ltd.
  • Kitchener, GROWMARK Inc.

Farmers who wish to turn in obsolete pesticides or farm animal medications are asked to pre-register. This can be done online at www.cleanfarms.ca or by calling 1-877-622-4460.

This program is operated by CleanFARMS, an industry-led, national not-for-profit agricultural waste management organization in partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

SOURCE: CleanFARMS Inc.

For further information:

Kim Timmer
timmerk@cleanfarms.ca
416-622-4460

Tracey Firth
tfirth@cahi-icsa.ca
519-763-7777


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