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2023 Tractor Safety Training

June 5, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT

2023 Tractor Safety Training

All youth aged 14 and 15 who work on a farm or ranch other than their own MUST be certified through a Hazardous Occupations Course to obtain a Farm Husbandry Permit or “farm permit” without further testing.

Successful completion of this training in Nebraska will allow youth to operate a tractor over 20 horsepower, and connect or disconnect an implement or any of its parts to or from a tractor. Students age 14 and over may complete the driving course in any of the following locations after successful online class completion or attending a Hands-On Safety Day (North Platte on May 22- 9am-3pm, or Grand Island on May 30- 9am-3pm).

Tractor Driving Site Location

  • Extension Office, 348 W. State Farm Rd., North Platte; 308-352-2683; May 23rd
  • Raising Nebraska, 501 E. Fonner Park Rd., Grand Island; 308-532-2683; May 31st
  • Legacy of the Plains Museum, 2930 Old Oregon Trail, Gering; 308-632-1480; June 1st
  • AKRS Equipment, 49110 US Hwy 20, O’Neill; 402-336-2761; June 2nd
  • Gordon Fairgrounds, 613 E. 3rd Street, Gordon; 308-327-2312; June 5th
  • Adams County Extension, 2975 S. Baltimore Ave., Hastings; 402-461-7209; June 6th
  • Cuming County Fairgrounds, W. Washington St., West Point; 402-372-6006; June 7th
  • Cass County Fairgrounds, 8400 144th St., Weeping Water; 402-367-2205; June 8th

Please print and mail this registration form to the appropriate Extension Office below.
A check for the driving portion of the course ($35) can be mailed with registration.

Driving Site: Mail registration and payment to this Extension Office:

  • North Platte & Grand Island – 348 W. State Farm Rd., North Platte, NE 69101
  • Gering – 4502 Avenue I, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
  • O’Neill – 128 N 6th St., Suite 100, O’Neill, NE 68763
  • Gordon – 800 Loofborrow St., P.O. Box 329, Rushville, NE 69343
  • Hastings – 2975 S. Baltimore Ave., Hastings, NE 68901
  • West Point – 200 S. Lincoln St., West Point, NE 68788
  • Weeping Water – 8400 144th St., Suite 100 Weeping Water, NE 68463

Questions?  Contact Vicki Neidhardt at

Click here for a printable flyer (with more educational opportunities).


June 5, 2023
9:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
Event Category:


Nebraska UNL Extension


Gordon Fairgrounds
613 E 3rd St
Gordon, NE United States
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