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Youth Tractor and Farm Safety Certification

The Youth Tractor & Farm Safety Certification Program is designed to provide youth 14-years-old and older the opportunity to learn about safe equipment operation and general farm safety. 

This program is based on the National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operations Program curriculum and meets the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Hazardous Occupations Orders for Agricultural Employment. 

Completing this or other similar programs is required for youth who wish to work off of their family farm or homestead with equipment with over 20 horse power.

In-person Dates:

June 11-12, 2018
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM both days
Kingsland High School
705 North Section Avenue
Spring Valley, MN 55975
Instructor:
Michael Cruse, UMN Extension Educator - Fillmore & Houston County;
Phone: 507-765-3896 or email: mjcruse@umn.edu


June 14-15, 2018
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM both days
Meeker County Fairgrounds
1230 N Armstrong Ave
Litchfield, MN 55355
Instructors: 
Karen Johnson, UMN Extension Educator - McLeod & Meeker County;
Phone: 320-484-4303 or email: ande9495@umn.edu
Emily Wilmes, UMN Extension Educator - Stearns County
Phone: 320-255-6169  email: krek0033@umn.edu


June 21-22, 2018
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM both days
Caledonia High School
511 West Main Street
Caledonia, MN 55921
Instructor: 
Michael Cruse, UMN Extension Educator - Fillmore & Houston County;
Phone: 507-765-3896 or email: mjcruse@umn.edu

Fee: $20, lunch is included both days.

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