Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County will be offering a 4-H and FFA sponsored Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification Training. Certification is required in NYS for all youth between 14 and 16 years of age if they are or will be working on a farm and operating tractors and power equipment.
The training is open to both youth and adult participants. The class will be offered on June 16, 17 and 18th from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM each day, at the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Angelica NY.
Registration forms are due in the Cooperative Extension office by Tuesday June 15th, there is a fee to cover cost of required training materials and manual. Registration forms are available from the Extension office by calling 585-268-7644 Ext. 18 or by emailing Lynn Bliven at [email protected].
Allegany County youth that complete the training are eligible to enter the Tractor Operators’ contest at the Allegany County Fair.
Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification Training is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County (CCE-Allegany). The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. For more information, call 525-268-7644 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/allegany. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.