Are you looking for a Tractor and Machinery program?

Tractor and Machinery Certification programs are offered as local UWEX programs or school agricultural education programs. If you are looking for a program, contact your local county UWEX office or school’s agricultural education department. Most programs are offered by January-July of a given year. At the present time, Wisconsin does not offer an on-line course.

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Skid steer Operation by Youth Employees

Questions continue to be asked regarding youth employees and student learners operating skid steers. Here’s the basic as the laws apply. Employers are encouraged to contact the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) with more specific questions. Operation of skid steers is not covered by the Wisconsin Safe Operation of Tractor and Machinery Certification Program. Regulations […]

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WI Safe Operation of Tractor and Machinery Certification Programs

The attached presentation was presented by Cheryl Skjolaas, Interim Director and Agricultural Safety Speicalist, UW Madison/Extension Center for Agricultural Safety and Health,  to Wisconsin Ag Teachers during Half-Time in the Locker Room, January 10, 2015. Presentation discussed the basis for the WI Safe Operation of Tractor and Machinery Certification Program. HOA final compressed If you […]

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New Videos

“Safe Operation of Farm Tractors: A Basic Overview for Farm Owners and Operators” is an educational video series to help farm tractor operators learn the basics about safe tractor operation.  Funded by UW Center for Agriculture & Safety, each of the videos in the nine-part series introduces a tractor safety segment vital to safe operation. […]

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