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State Agriculture Dept. to collect old pesticides


The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries will collect agricultural pesticides Wednesday morning at the Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center in Belle Mina.

Farmers can bring their used or unwanted pesticides to the center from 8 a.m. to noon and they will be disposed of at no charge. Participating farmers will remain anonymous. The center is at 9494 Experimental Loop Road.

For details about which pesticides that will be accepted, contact Tony Cofer, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, 334-240-7237 or 334-233-3511 or by e-mail at

The collection is provided by a federal pesticide grant through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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