Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 4-H program will offer a Tractor and Machinery Safety Training program for youth ages 14-15.
|Tuesday||March 12||6 PM—9 PM||Junius Fire Hall|
|Tuesday||March 19||6 PM—9 PM||Monroe Tractor|
|Tuesday||March 26||6 PM—9 PM||Horning Dairy Farm|
|Tuesday||April 2||6 PM—9 PM||Blowers AgraService|
|Tuesday||April 9||6 PM—9 PM||Empire Tractor|
|Saturday||April 20||Starts at 9 AM||Written exam & Driving Test at J. Martin Auctions|
This training program will enable young workers to obtain Hazardous Occupations Order in Agriculture (HOOA) certification,which is required to operate farm tractors and equipment. The program will provide attendees with the necessary 24 hours of instruction,and it will include group discussions, demonstrations, field trips, hands-on activities, independent study, and field assignments.
Upon completion of instruction, a written exam and driving test will be offered to achieve certification.Enrollment preference will be given to those ages 14 to 15. The program is available to anyone 12 years of age and older,however only individuals 14 and older will be able to operate equipment and become certified.
COST: $20 includes materials and one year enrollment in Seneca County 4-H.
REGISTRATION: go to https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/tractorsafety2019_245, call 315-539-9251, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact our instructors: Curtis Horning at 315-406-1465 or Jared Marshall at 315-263-7891.
THANK YOU Jared Marshall, Junius Fire Department,Monroe Tractor, Horning Dairy Farm,Blowers Agra Services, NYCAMH and Empire Tractor for supporting the program and providing instruction, equipment and meeting spaces.