What should your kids do on the farm?

boy picking strawberriesWondering what your kids should do to help on the farm? Take a  look a the North American Guidelines for Children’s Agricultural Tasks (NAGCAT).  A truck load of information awaits you! Below are the 10 ten guidelines.

  1. Working with large animals
  2. Driving a farm tractor (no implement attached)
  3. Farmwork with an All-Terrain Vehicle
  4. Feeding hay to cows (square bales)
  5. Farmstead equipment
  6. Trailed implement fieldwork
  7. Leading and grooming animals
  8. Repairing fence
  9. Using a front end loader
  10. Unloading hay

About Farm Safety For Just Kids

Farm Safety For Just Kids is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting a safe farm environment to prevent health hazards, injuries, and fatalities to rural children and youth. We produce and distribute educational materials addressing various dangers commonly found in the rural environment. Farm Safety For Just Kids is supported by a chapter network of grassroots volunteers located throughout the United States and Canada. The organization also has part-time outreach coordinators in several states. Chapters, outreach coordinators, and volunteers conduct educational programs to raise awareness about safety and health issues affecting their communities.
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1 Response to What should your kids do on the farm?

  1. Tammy Ellis says:

    Another great site for helping parents decide what kids should do on the farm is: http://cultivatesafety.org/

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