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Farm Safety Camp For Youth Coming In April

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Spencer, IA: (Mar. 28, 2014) – There will be a farm safety event for area youth in early Arpil.

Clay County Extension and the Clay Central-Everly FFA are sponsoring “Farm Frenzy,” a half-day farm safety session on Saturday, April 12th aimed at educating area youth about dangers on the farm.
Coordinator Al Grigg says there is a need for such a program.

Safety sessions will address safety around grain handling equipment, PTO safety, and how to safely operate skid loaders and all-terrain vehicles, or ATV’s. Grigg says the event is open to all youth.

To register for the April 12th “Farm Frenzy,” call the Clay County Extension office at 712-262-2264.

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