How Safely Do You Operate Your Tractor?

woman farmer driving a tractor“As a woman who began farming in her 40s, I know that training for women is often sketchy or nonexistent. Women who come into farming may have had little exposure to working with tractors and need the opportunity to learn,” says Ellen S. Gibson, Farm Education Specialist, Maine AgrAbility, in an article for the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. If you would like to know more about how to operate your tractor safely, University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers tractor safety training at many of its county offices.

Read Ellen’s article.