Learn about current DOT regulations for farm trucks
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture program will offer a Farm Truck Clinic to help agricultural business owners and employees to better understand the current DOT regulations for farm trucks. The information will help keep agricultural businesses in compliance and ensure truck safety.
The farm truck clinic will be offered in two locations in the area. The Chautauqua County program will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Country Ayre Farms, 5644 Meadows Road, Dewittville. The Cattaraugus County program will be held on Friday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to noon, at CJ Dairy Farms, Inc., 2679 Hooper Road, in Delevan.
This informational program will be presented by T/Sgt. Steven Flower, with the NYS Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit. He will discuss farm truck registration, licensing, inspection, pulling farm implements on roadways, bridge weight limits and other relevant topics with farm trucks. There will be plenty of time provided to answer all of your questions.
Cost to attend is $5 per person, payable at the clinic, to help cover the cost of morning refreshments. Registration is required at least two days prior to each clinic by contacting Lisa Kempisty, Dairy/Livestock educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County at 664-9502 ext. 203 or by email email@example.com, with the number of people planning to attend. This program is organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County with support from the Northeast Extension Risk Management Education Program. The Agriculture Program is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County in line with the County’s 20/20 Comprehensive Plan. CCE-Chautauqua is a community-based educational organization, affiliated with Cornell University, Chautauqua County Government, the SUNY system, and the federal government through the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. For more information, call 664-9502 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/chautauqua. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.