Tractor Safety Course
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Tractor Safety Class


Youth Tractor Safety Certification Class

  • Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The 4-H Youth Development Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Cayuga County will  conduct Tractor Safety Certification classes for Youth beginning on Monday, March 6, 2024

This is the only course to be held in Cayuga County for 2024 to certify youth.

The Hazardous Occupation in Agricultural Law requires that youth ages 14 to 16 must have at least 24 hours of tractor safety and maintenance instruction to drive a tractor on a farm other than that owned by their parents. Every employer of a young, hired employee should consider this class for their present and summer help. Youth that are only 13 may take the course for the safety experience and may be eligible to receive certification. Please call Cornell Cooperative Extension Cayuga County to verify eligibility. 

Pre-registration is required. Class size will be limited. The cost of the course is $45 per person (fee can be waived for certain circumstances), which includes a student manual and must be paid before the first class. Note: You do not need to be a Cayuga County resident to enroll.

Attendance is required at all classes in order for students to become certified. Please see listed dates below.

Dates of Classes: Wednesdays 6-9pm, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17 and final testing date T.B.A.

Location varies with classes, held in: Auburn (6), Scipio Center (1) and Moravia (1)-- see SCHEDULE HERE.

Cost: $45.00 for ALL Youth (includes a student manual).

Register: The deadline to register is March 1, 2024, as space allows.


$45/person includes student manual. Fee waivers are available.


Last updated February 23, 2024