• Sharing the Road During Fall Harvest Season

    Contact: Cheryl Skjolaas, Division of Extension agricultural safety specialist, 608-265-0568, skjolaas@wisc.edu Fall harvest season is underway throughout the state and will continue for the next couple of months. It’s a time of the year when motorists and farmers will be sharing roadways more frequently. It’s legal to drive farm machinery on public roads and it’s […]

  • Employer Responsibilities When Hiring Youth Workers

    A neighbor’s teenager comes to you looking for summertime work. You could use some extra help on the farm and remember reading about Department of Labor Child Labor Rules. Yes, there are regulations related to youth employment in agriculture that as an employer it is important know. Youth employees, like all employees, are to be […]

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