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Green County Youth Complete Tractor Safety Certification


June 2, 2022

Photo courtesy of Jayne Butts

From left: Jackie McCarville, Extension Green County Dairy Agriculture Educator; Evan Feller, Monticello; Carsyn Disch, Monroe; James Blum, Monticello; Johnna Blum, Monticello; and Dustin Williams, Blackhawk Technical College Farm Management and Agri-Business Instructor.

Twenty area youth completed the 2022 Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) Tractor Safety Training Course held April 4-May 17th. Youth completed 24 hours of classroom and hands-on instruction in various aspects of tractor safety to comply with Wisconsin Act 455. Act 455 states that "No person may direct or permit a child under age 16 years to operate a farm tractor/self-propelled implement of husbandry on the highway unless the child has been certified as successfully completing a tractor and machinery operation safety course."

Participants included Evan Feller, Monticello; Carsyn Disch, Monr...

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