Upcoming CCE Programs: Adult Tractor Safety & Don’t get Ticked on the Farm

Adult Tractor Safety Program

Friday, May 31st

Open to All adults

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is excited to offer a Tractor and Farm Safety Course on Friday, May 31st hosted by Hudson River Tractor in Schaghticoke (11853 New York 40 Schaghticoke, NY 12154). This program is geared for adult audiences.  Statistics show that farming and operating equipment is a hazardous and dangerous endeavor.  Help yourself reduce the risks of an accident and attend this informative evening session.  The program will begin at 5:30 P.M with a presentation from the New York Center of Agriculture Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) followed by an opportunity to be hands-on with some equipment. This program is perfect for farmers old and new as well as any adult who currently works with machinery on the job or in their backyard or plans to in the future. To register, please call CCE office at 518-272-4210. There is a registration fee of $5 payable at the class.   If you have special needs to participate please let us know at the time of registration.  Cornell Cooperative Extension is an equal opportunity employer and programmer.


Don’t Get Ticked on the Farm

Monday, June 3rd @ 6:00 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County

Avoiding Lyme and other tick-borne diseases requires avoiding a tick bite! Join NYS IPM’s Ken Wise and Joellen Lampman as they talk about the different ticks in our area, their biology, the diseases they carry, and how to protect yourself and your livestock from being bitten. Free tick removal kits will be offered to attendees willing to participate in a short survey. This 2 hour program will take place on Monday, June 3rd, starting at 6:00 P.M at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County’s Office (61 State St Troy, NY). There will be a $5 registration fee. Walk-ins are welcome, but to register in advance, please call the CCE of Rensselaer County’s Office at 518-272-4210.  Cornell Cooperative Extension is an Equal Opportunity Programmer and Employers.  If you have any special needs to participate in this program please indicate them at the time of registration.


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