Saturday, October 10, 2015
1012 C Street Floresville, TX 78114 Phone: 830-216-4519 Fax: 830-393-3219
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.
The Department of Labor accepted until Nov. 1 comments to changes in child safely rules that include:
•Tractors operated by 14- and 15-year-olds must be equipped with roll-over protective structures (ROPS) and seat belts.
•Students operating tractors (and other farm equipment) on public roads must have a valid state driver license.
•Prohibiting certain occupations for youth, such as branding, breeding, dehorning, vaccinating, castrating, treating sick/injured animals, and catching chickens for butchering.
•Eliminating training through the Cooperative Extension Programs
•Increasing training from 24 to 90 hours.
Source: Oct. 14 South Livestock Standard
Your Opinions and Comments
Be the first to comment on this story!
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Agriculture Today Archives
A farmer’s view of the Clean Water Act (October 7, 2015)
Bad year for fig trees (October 7, 2015)
County Farm Bureau convention Oct. 15 (October 7, 2015)
County validation (October 7, 2015)
Dove season looking good (October 7, 2015)
Hay & Forage Report (October 7, 2015)
Livestock Market Reports (October 7, 2015)
Ranching event Oct. 8 (October 7, 2015)
Sheriff’s Office to host pistol match (October 7, 2015)
Watch for whooping cranes as they start fall migration (October 7, 2015)
Youth ride off with saddles (October 7, 2015)
Youth-only hunting weekends (October 7, 2015)
October 2015 Gardening Calendar (October 1, 2015)