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Posted on: July 7, 2023

Extension Offering Farm and Food Safety Class

A Message from University of Minnesota Extension:

Wright County Extension is hosting a Farm and Food Safety Day from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 8 at the Wright County Fairgrounds. During this event, youth from fourth grade and up will learn about multiple kinds of safety including livestock, weed, ATV, tractor, and food. 

In this short three-hour event, the youth will be able to walk away with an increased knowledge about safety that will be able to be used on a daily basis. Although not every youth will be on a farm one day, we wanted to be able to include everyone in this event by adding stations on ATV, weed, and food safety. 

This event is free to all youth. If you are looking to register, go to If you are not currently enrolled in 4-H, you can enroll as a ‘non-member’. Visit for more information and step-by-step instructions. The deadline to register is noon Friday, August 4.


9-9:15 a.m. - Introductions/Break into Groups 

9:15-10:30 a.m.- Stations

10:30-10:45 a.m. - Snack and Break 

10:45- 11:35 a.m. - Stations

11:35- 12 p.m. - Reflection Activity 

“Getting ready for this event, I am excited for each youth to be able to walk away with an increased knowledge on many kinds of safety.” – Allison Wright, Wright, McLeod, and Meeker Livestock Extension Intern.

If you have any questions about this event please feel free to contact Taylor Herbert, Extension Educator, Crops - Wright, McLeod, and Meeker Counties at 612-394-5229 or

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