Tractor Safety

Youth Tractor Safety Program
To be notified about schedule and sign-up for the 2021 youth tractor safety course, please contact:

Leigh Presley, Agriculture Educator – Racine & Kenosha Counties, 262-857-1948, leigh.presley@wisc.edu
Jim Versweyveld, Agriculture Educator – Walworth County, 262-741-4962, jim.versweyveld@wisc.edu

This program will be a combination of online classroom instruction, in-person driving practice, and an in-person written and driving exam. This course is open to:

  • Youth ages 12 – 15 who will be operating tractors or self-propelled implements of husbandry on Wisconsin public roads under direction of their parent or guardian for work-related to their family farm operation. Youth in this age bracket who successfully complete the course will receive a Wisconsin certificate of training for operating on public roads.
    OR
  • Youth ages 14-15 who will be working on a farm other than their family farm. Youth in this age bracket who successfully complete the course will receive a federal certificate of training to provide to their employer.