Media advisory - Obsolete pesticide and livestock/equine medications collection coming to Ontario

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Farmers in Ontario are invited to turn in their obsolete or unwanted agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications on the dates and at the locations specified below for safe disposal.

Collection sites will be open on the days specified from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Photographers and reporters are welcome to coordinate with Maja Begovic to visit the drop off locations:

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

  • Hoegy's Farm Supply in Brodhagen
  • Woodrill Farms in Guelph
  • Parrish & Heimbecker in Glencoe

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

  • Brussels Agromart in Brussels
  • Hensall District Co-op in Ailsa Craig
  • Max Underhill's Farm Supply in Aylmer

Thursday, September 22, 2016

  • NM Bartlett in Beamsville
  • Lakeside Grain & Feed Ltd in Forest
  • GROWMARK Inc in Kitchener

Monday, September 26, 2016

  • Hagerty Creek in Bothwell
  • Alliance Agri-Turf in Alliston
  • Sprucedale Agromart in Tara
  • Good Crop Services in New Hamburg
  • Munro Agromart in Lancaster

Tuesday, September 27

  • Agris Co-op in Tupperville
  • Clark Agri Service in Wellandport
  • Bradford Co-op in Bradford
  • Huron Bay Co-op in Walkerton
  • Synagri in Alfred

Wednesday, September 28

  • South West Ag Partners in Pain Court
  • Cargill in Princeton
  • Sunderland Co-op in Oakwood
  • Cargill in Harriston
  • Agro Culture 2001 in Casselman

Thursday, September 29

  • Thompsons in Blenheim
  • Alliance Agri-Turf in Bolton
  • TCO Agromart in Trenton
  • Huron Bay Co-op in Dundalk
  • Synagri in Richmond

September 27-29

  • Verner Ag Centre in Verner
  • Northland Agromart in Gore Bay
  • M&R Feeds and Farm Supply in Pembroke
  • M&R Feeds and Farm Supply in Arnprior
  • Temiskaming Ag Centre in Thornloe
  • Thunder Bay Co-op in Thunder Bay

Friday, September 30

  • Cargill in Courtland
  • Holmes Agro in Orangeville
  • County Farm Centre in Picton
  • Agris Co-op in Leamington
  • Synagri in Chesterville

CleanFARMS, a national, industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization, has partnered with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI) and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs to fund the collection program with support from CropLife Canada,  Ontario Agri Business Association, Farm & Food Care Ontario, and the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Association to deliver this program to Ontario farmers. The plant science and animal health industries are committed to safely and responsibly collecting and disposing of obsolete pesticides and livestock/equine medications at no cost to farmers.

For more information, visit or call 1-877-622-4460.


For further information: For media inquiries please contact: Maja Begovic, Media Relations,, 416-622-4460 x 2222


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