New Farmer Farm Visit Series – Tractor Safety in Hinckley

Calling all New Farmers — and Anyone with Fewer Than 10 Years of Experience in Farming!

When: May 9, 2023 – 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Where: KVCC, Harold Alfond Campus, Hinckley, Maine

Presenter: Jason Lilley, UMaine Cooperative Extension


Come join the Boots-2-Bushels farm training program on May 9, 2023, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at KVCC in Hinckley, Maine for a farm visit about Tractor Safety and Equipment Maintenance with UMaine Extension’s Jason Lilley. This is a good chance for new farmers to learn about tractor safety and maintenance and to network with other new farmers and service providers.

Boots-2-Bushels (B2B) is a 9-month hands-on market gardening education and training program for beginning farmers with priority to military veterans, their family members, and farmers with disabilities. The program is sponsored by UMaine Cooperative Extension’s Maine AgrAbility in partnership with the Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener Association, and the Maine New Farmers Project.

PLEASE NOTE: You do not have to be a veteran nor be enrolled in B2B to attend this farm visit.

Who Should Attend? 

New farmers based in Maine who have fewer than 10 years of experience in farming with a desire to learn more about tractor safety and equipment maintenance.

For More Information and to Register 

For more information or a reasonable accommodation, please contact Chris Howard at

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