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Farm machinery safety workshop set

Mar 30th, 2018 | Category: News, Skills

BURLINGTON – The WSU Skagit Extension is offering a farm Machinery Safety Workshop training on Mondays and Wednesday evenings April 16 through May 7 in Burlington, with an optional all-day drive May 11. Instructors are Don McMoran, Dorothy Elsner, and Kate Smith of the WSU Skagit County Extension. Individuals in all counties are eligible to attend the training. A previous class contained a mix of middle school, high school and Spanish- and English-speaking adults. Certification can be obtained for students 13 years of age and above. A deposit of $25 is required to hold your spot; an additional $50 is due if a certificate is wanted. To learn more, contact WSU Skagit County Extension at (360) 428-4270 ext 225 or email

In other related news, an all-day Tractor & Farm Machinery Safety Workshop developed by WSU Skagit County Extension will be held Wednesday, May 9 at Carnation Farms in King County. The cost of the workshop is $75 per person. Online registration is available at For information, contact Kate Ryan at or (425) 357-6024.


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