Safety course in Nebraska teaches teens about farm dangers
June 11, 2017
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Ten central Nebraska teenagers spent Tuesday and Wednesday on the Buffalo County Fairgrounds listening to classroom presentations, doing hands-on activities, and taking written and tractor driving tests as parts of an agriculture safety course.
Although they heard thousands of facts and many true stories about people losing hearing, eyesight, limbs and lives in accidents on farms and ranches, presenter Ellen Duysen summarized the core message in one simple sentence: Don't be another headline, Kearney Hub (http://bit.ly/2qZRUce ) reported.
Duysen and Aaron Yoder of the...