BATAVIA, N.Y. — The Genesee County 4-H Program is now accepting registrations for its 2024 4-H Youth Tractor Safety Program. The program is open to youth age 14 and over and covers farm safety, tractor safety, tractor operation and other related topics.
This program is a part of the National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program, which is a certification program that allows youth ages 14 and 15 to be certified to legally operate farm equipment for hire. After completing the training course, youth will need to pass a written knowledge test and driving test to receive the certification.
The program is scheduled to run Saturdays, 8:00am to 12:00pm, January through April at farm machinery dealerships throughout Genesee County. The fee for the program is $25 and youth must also be currently enrolled 4-H members. Registrations are due January 27, 2024. To register for the program or receive more information, please contact the Genesee County 4-H Office at email@example.com or (585) 343-3040 ext. 101. Registration forms are also available online at http://genesee.cce.cornell.edu/4htractorsafety
–Jessica Reisdorf, CCE Genesee County