Objective: To know the proper use of the Slow Moving Vehicle (SMV) emblem.
By law, farming equipment must display an SMV emblem when moving on roadways at less than 25 mph. Point out the advantages of using the SMV. Demonstrate how to attach the sign correctly. Compare SMV signs in good repair with unacceptable damaged or faded signs. Review the true or false quiz.
Objective: To be able to start and stop a tractor the proper way.
Trainer’s Note Have an experienced tractor operator demonstrate the proper techniques for safely starting and stopping a tractor. An extra rider is only allowed for training purposes. Review the true or false quiz.
The first step in constructing a septic system is to understand and describe the soil. Soil is an excellent medium for treating wastewater and is the most important part of a septic system. The system designer uses information about the soil to select the system type and size.
In July, the New York Fed’s “Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit” reported that delinquency rates on mortgages, auto loans, and credit cards are currently similar to, or lower than, they’ve been at any point since 2000. Serious delinquency (90 plus days) for all loan types, except for student loans, which remains high, peaked during the Great Recession and are currently low or very low compared with historical levels (Federal Reserve Bank of New York 2017a, b).
Objective: To demonstrate how to handle and store livestock medications.
The livestock producer needs to handle needles and medicines. This can be dangerous. An employee responsible for administering medication might assist with this demonstration. Highlight the proper usage and disposal of needles. Review the true or false quiz.