2016 Wisconsin Safe Operation of Tractor & Ag Machinery Certification Program
Dates/Times of program: June 21-23, 2016, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Tuesday – Thursday)
Location: Black River Falls High School agriculture room (use the greenhouse door)
Instructors: Trisha Wagner, Brad Markhardt & Tom Dobbs
Youth that should attend:
- any youth 12-16 years of age who will be operating tractors or self-propelled implements of husbandry on a public road under direction of their parent or guardian for work related to their family farm operation.
- any youth 14-15 years of age who will be employed or working without pay on a farm other than their family farm.
- any youth 12 years of age or older that desires tractor and machinery safety instructions.
Parent or guardian is asked to be present for the first 20 minutes on
June 21st to know program requirements.
Students should also bring:
– an emergency phone number
– $25.00 per participant (cash or checks payable to UW Extension)
– alert the instructors of any special needs of the youth(s)
– students will need to bring their own lunch each day
– no sandals!
Hazardous Waste Clean Sweep
June 11, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
115 Harrison Street, Black River Falls
Jackson County has contracted with La Crosse County Hazardous Waste Program to provide waste disposal services for the environmentally safe collection of hazardous chemicals from your home, farm, school or business. If you are a school, municipality, farmer or small business owner you will need to pre-register your materials as a VSQG (Very Small Quantity Generator) with our department or with the UW-Extension Agricultural Agent, Trisha Wagner. VSQG Registration forms are available below along with a List of Materials that will be accepted. If you have any additional questions, please contact Jackson County Zoning and Recycling at 715-284-0220 or UW-Extension at 715-284-4257.
The Jackson County Agriculture now has a page on Facebook.
Name: Jackson County UW-Extension Agriculture
Related Links of Interest:
- 2010 Custom Rates Guide
- UW – Extension Agriculture Program Teams
- UW – Extension Agriculture & Natural Resources
If you have any questions regarding Agriculture in Jackson County, please contact:
Jackson County – UW Extension
227 S 11th Street
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Phone: 715-284-4257 Extension 504