University of Maryland Extension

Tractor Safety

GAPs field day at Whitelock Community Farm
Thanks to all the farmers and educators who came out to our field days in September! On Tuesday, Sept 12 we had a Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) training and on-farm mock audit at Whitelock...
April is almost here, meaning planting season is just around the corner. After a winter hiatus, tractors and other farm equipment will be making their debuts back onto roadways soon. Whether you’re...

UME Farm & Tractor Safety Training for Youth/Adults

Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014 - 9:00am to Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014 - 3:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
There are an estimated 800 fatal farm accidents every year and more than 9,000 injuries. Sad to relate, overturns accounted for nearly 50 percent of the tractor fatalities. Even sadder is the fact that the vast majority of them could—and should—have been prevented. The University of Maryland...

Maryland 4-H Engineering Camp

Friday, Apr. 19, 2013 - 6:30pm to Sunday, Apr. 21, 2013 - 3:00pm
Rocks 4-H Camp
The purpose of this camp is to introduce you to the many mechanical engineering projects available through 4-H and to give you hands – on practice to prepare for county, regional, and state contests. Each participant will have the opportunity to explore engineering projects in-depth. The projects...
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