FAIRBURY – The Progressive Agriculture Safety Day will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Fairbury. This year’s Safety Day is the 18th annual event for the local chapter of Jefferson County Farm Safety 4 Just Kids.
Progressive Agriculture Safety Day is open to area children who will be entering Kindergarten through seventh grades in the fall. The early registration deadline is July 29. Registration fee is $5 per child or $10 per family, and includes lunch, snacks, speakers, t-shirt and a goody bag. After the July 29 deadline, the registration will increase to $7 per child with no family discount.
Registration forms are available at Nebraska Extension-Jefferson County, 517 F St., or Jefferson Community Health Center, 2200 H St., Fairbury, and should be returned to the Extension office with the registration fee.
Anyone who needs more information on Safety Day should call the Nebraska Extension office in Jefferson County at (402) 729-3487, or Coordinator Lana Likens at 729-5792 or 729-6855.More