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Tractor Safety course educates next generation of agriculturalists

Tractors are part of rural life. They are agricultural equipment that can be spotted in fields, dirt roads, and highways. Typically driven by adults, farm families often hire their teenage children or their neighbors' teens to help with planting, harvesting, and other work. Each Spring across Nebraska, Tractor and Equipment Safety courses are held for 14-and 15-year-olds looking to be employed on farms and ranches.

"The purpose of the tractor safety course is for kids (14 and 15-year-olds), if they're going to be using equipment or tractors that aren't on their own family farm, they have to ge...

 

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