Reminder: GC 4-H now accepting applications for 2020 Youth Tractor Safety Program
The Genesee County 4-H Program is now accepting registrations for the 2020 4-H 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.
The National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program is a certification program that allows youth age 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 a.m. to 12 p.m., January through March at farm machinery dealerships throughout Genesee County. The fee for the program is $10 and youth must also be currently enrolled 4-H members.
Registrations are due Jan. 24.
To register for the program or receive more information, please contact the Genesee County 4-H Office at[email protected] or (585) 343-3040, ext. 131.