There are many challenges in farming today: increasing government regulations, falling milk and commodity prices, labor supply uncertainties, just to mention a few. But, the most daunting daily challenge may be keeping everyone on the farm safe!
To address farm family safety, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County is partnering with New York Center for Agriculture Health and Medicine as well as others to put together an Ag Safety Day for the whole family. Progressive Publication has been sponsoring Ag Safety Days for over 20 years, nationally; and, it is time to bring the event to Ontario County to make a local impact.
The date is 8-18-18 at the New York Steam Engine Pageant Ground, 3349 Gehan Road, Canandaigua, NY 14424 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. We are planning a variety of demonstrations on family and farm safety including:
PTO entanglement demonstration by NYCAMH
Grain Bin Rescue Tube demonstration by Benton Fire Department
Bike Safety, Bicycle Rodeo, and Kids Safe ID by Ontario County Sheriff
Fire Extinguisher demonstration and Fire Safety
ATV and UTV Safety Instructor presentation
First Aid and CPR Demonstrations, by the Ontario County Public Health Office
The day will include lots of “give-away” items in a “Progressive Day” gift bag, free lunch, and free t-shirt to all who pre-register by July 16, 2018. Come join your friends and neighbors for a few hours of sharing and caring; it could save your life!!
Register by July 16, 2018 to be sure we have enough free food and “give-aways”.
All youth must have a registration/release form (click on form below) signed by a parent. Space is limited, so sign up the whole family today! Registration/release form needs to be sent to Cornell Cooperative Extension, Attn: Farm Safety, 480 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424.
A confirmation will be sent by email when your registration is received.
Questions? Contact: Amy Morrisey at 585-394-3977 x429 or email firstname.lastname@example.org