Items of Interest
Pesticide Container Recycling & Unwanted Pesticides Disposal
IDA is again coordinating the annual pesticide container recycling program. They will accept clean, triple rinsed containers and will also accept clean, cut-up minibulk containers. BUT you must call IDA ahead of time if you plan to take minibulk containers to the collection sites. Please contact Rick Severns at IDA at 217-558-4074 to inform him of what type and how many mini-bulk containers you would like to recycle. The first collection is August 16 in Morgan County. To see the list of all the collection sites and for details on the container recycling program here
The IDA is also offering an unwanted pesticide collection program in Southern Illinois this year in Alexander, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Perry, Pulaski, Randolph, Union, Washington and Williamson counties. If any of your farmer customers have unwanted pesticides they want to dispose of safely, have them fill out and return this registration form to IDA to participate in the program. Forms must be sent to IDA by today in order to participate.
There is one remaining golf outing to help support the IFCA scholarship fund. You should have received a registration form in the mail. The final golf outing is July 30 at the Fox Prairie course in Windsor. Please send in your registration form to IFCA or call our office to register.
MAGIE is August 21-22, 2019 at the McLean County Fairgrounds. Click here to be directed to the MAGIE information, including list of exhibitors and registration. The pre-registration cost is $12 per person.