Conservation Training

Farmer Angel Network Virtual Program for Farmers

February 16, 2022

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Online

They are the “little helpers” around the farm. Children watch, learn, and start doing what you do. However, is that child ready – mentally, physically, emotionally- to do that task. An injury to a child, no matter what age, has significant consequences to the family. Join Cheryl Skjolaas, Agricultural Safety and Health Specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension as she discusses farm safety concerns for children and youth on the farm. What are key factors in injuries to youth under age 18? How understanding age characteristics can help you decide on appropriate farm tasks for a child. She will share ideas on how as a family you can work to make your farm safer.