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4-H sponsors an 8 week Tractor Safety Certification Course starts March 4, 2021.

4-H Tractor Safety Class
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4-H sponsors an 8 week Tractor Safety Certification Course starts March 4, 2021


Youth Tractor Safety Certification

  • Thursday, March 4, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ontario County 4-H sponsors an 8 week Tractor Safety Certification course each winter. It is held at the Cooperative Extension Office, 480 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY with additional visits to area machinery and equipment dealers.

Note: Due to COVID-19, classes will be limited in participants.

Students must attend all sessions to get their certification.

Due to COVID. parents and family members are NOT allowed to attend any of the sessions.


Youth who are at least 14 years old by May 1, 2021 are eligible. Youth 14 and 15 are required to attend and pass the course in order to work for hire (using farm machinery) on other than their home farm. Youth will receive their certification by mail after successfully completing the written test and driving course. The program includes a newly revised workbook, videos, and demonstrations. There will be a number of experienced instructors on hand. Classes are held at the Cornell Extension Center in Canandaigua and area equipment dealerships.

Note: Youth younger than 14 and working on the family farm or older than 15 are not required to take this course but are still welcome.

For more information contact the 4-H office at 585-394-3977 x 429


Ontario County resident-$35.00 and Non-Ontario County resident-$45.00


Amy Morrisey
4-H Program Educator
(585) 394-3977 x 429


CCE-Ontario Offices
480 North Main Street
Canandaigua, New York 14424-4424

Last updated February 4, 2021