Craighead County to Launch Chemical Disposal Program - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Jonesboro, AR

Craighead County to Launch Chemical Disposal Program

MAY 3, 2006 - Posted at 12:06 p.m. CST

 

JONESBORO, AR - To aid in the protection of the environment, and assist Craighead County farmers and ranchers in disposing of old, unneeded farm pesticides, Craighead County's agri extension service and Farm Bureau are sponsoring an agricultural pesticide disposal program.  Agricultural pesticides include insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides.

Farmers in the county will be allowed to legally dispose of agricultural pesticides that have accumalated over the years.  An application and inventory sheet will be made available by the Farm Bureau. 

Applications for pesticide turn-in/pick-up may be obtained at the Craighead County Farm Bureau office, or at your local co-op or gin.

Additional information is available by contacting the Craighead County Extension Service at 933-4565.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • 16-year-old shot by Marion police

    16-year-old shot by Marion police

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:47 AM EDT2017-07-26 09:47:10 GMT
    (SOURCE: WMC Action News 5)(SOURCE: WMC Action News 5)

    A 16-year-old was shot by a Marion Police Department officer.

    A 16-year-old was shot by a Marion Police Department officer.

  • ASP: 16-year-old shot by police

    ASP: 16-year-old shot by police

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:40:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:47:10 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    According to the Arkansas State Police, the 16-year-old injured in a shooting outside the Emergency Juvenile Shelter in Marion was shot by police. 

    According to the Arkansas State Police, the 16-year-old injured in a shooting outside the Emergency Juvenile Shelter in Marion was shot by police. 

  • City re-dedicates memorial, holds groundbreaking for future memorial

    City re-dedicates memorial, holds groundbreaking for future memorial

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:06:06 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:25:23 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Many Mississippi County residents spent their Tuesday afternoon celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Eaker Air Force Base closing.

    Many Mississippi County residents spent their Tuesday afternoon celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Eaker Air Force Base closing.

Powered by Frankly