2020 Farm Tractor Safety Course in Kennebec County

farmer driving tractorMondays, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 2020
6:00-8:00 PM
Kramer Tractor, 2400 West River Road, Sidney

Given the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation in Maine, UMaine Extension has made the decision to cancel this event. We ask for your patience as we begin processing refunds. Thank you for your interest in this event and please do not hesitate to contact Diana Hartley at diana.hartley@mane.edu if you have questions.

Participants will learn how to handle tractors and equipment safely, how to identify hazards, and how to minimize the chances of accidents. The course is open to all adults and youth interested, but priority will be given to youth ages 14 to 16. This course is required for 14 and 15-year-olds who plan to operate farm equipment for hire on farms other than their own. A federal certificate of training will be issued at the completion of the course after successful completion of the written test and driving course and with attendance requirements met.

Required form: To participate in this event, you must send a signed 2020 Tractor Safety Liability Release Form (PDF) to UMaine Extension Kennebec County, 125 State Street, Augusta, Maine 04330-5692 or diana.hartley@maine.edu. Your registration will not be considered complete until your form has been received.

Directions

For more information, contact Diana Hartley at 207.622.7546, 800.287.1481 (in Maine) or diana.hartley@maine.edu, or Caragh Fitzgerald at cfitzgerald@maine.edu.


If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Diana Hartley at 207.622.7546 or 800.287.1481 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.