RENSSELAER CO., N.Y. — Capital District 4-H would like to welcome all area youth 4-H and non, who are 14 years old and older, to participate in the 2018 Capital District 4-H/HOSTA Tractor Safety Program. This program is a great opportunity for youth who currently work on farms or around machinery, those who will be seeking employment on a farm, or anyone who would just like to learn more about farm and machinery safety. Participants will gain hands-on experience with a variety of equipment including tractors and implements, skid steers, ATVs and chainsaws. They will also visit a variety of agribusinesses, and receive HOSTA certification upon successful completion of the program.
Dates for this year’s 4-H Tractor Safety program are March 30th, and April 2nd and 3rd, and will take place in Rensselaer and Washington counties. Participants must attend an orientation meeting before the program. Anyone unable to make their orientation date will need to make other arrangements with their local 4-H office. This opportunity is open to all youth in the following counties: Columbia/Greene, Rensselaer, Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga, Fulton/Montgomery, Washington, Warren and Schoharie. For more information or to sign-up, please contact your local Cornell Cooperative Extension Office.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County
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