National Safe Tractor & Machinery Operation Program & ATV Safety Workshop educates youth about: risks of farm related activities, how to act safely in different farm work settings, identifying & correcting farm hazards to prevent injuries & illnesses, how to obtain safety information about equipment that they may be operating.Youth 14 & 15 years old are required to have a Tractor & Machinery Operation Certificate when employed on farms & other agribusinesses that require operating equipment. Youth will receive a NSTMOP certificate once they pass the written & tractor operation tests.There is a fee of $25.00 for enrolled 4-H members & $30.00 for non-members.Youth participants must be 14 years & older. Farm tours in Rensselaer County on day 1; Washington County Fairgrounds day 2 & 3. Participants must attend an orientation meeting in one of the host counties. For more information, including a schedule, or to register, call CCE Washington County at 518-746-2560.
CCE Washington County