North BC, Alberta to collect obsolete livestock meds

Obsolete pesticide and livestock/equine medications collection coming to Peace Region

  • Sep. 19, 2016 1:00 p.m.

GRAND PRAIRIE, AB, Sept. 19, 2016 /CNW/ – Farmers in the Peace Region of Alberta and British Columbia 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:

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Crop Production Services in Fort St John, BC, 250-785-3445

Dunvegan Ag Solutions in Rycroft, AB, 780-765-2865

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Richardson Pioneer in Dawson Creek, BC, 250-782-9264

Richardson Pioneer in Manning, AB, 780-836-2771

Friday, September 23, 2016

UFA in Fairview, AB, 780-835-2288

Crop Production Services in High Prairie, AB 780-523-3266

CleanFARMS, a national, industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization, has partnered with CropLife Canada and the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI) to deliver this program to Peace Region and British Columbia 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 www.cleanfarms.ca or call 1-877-622-4460.

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