4-H Tractor Project

TRACTOR OR LAWN & GARDEN

A 4-H Tractor Club is available for members wanting to learn more about tractor, lawn mowers and machinery care.  4-H’ers study and complete project lesson books and receive practical training in machinery maintenance.

Manuals

Lawn & Garden: A study guide is available from your Tractor Club Leader or from the Extension Office. There are activities also available on line to assist you with preparing for the exam.

Go to this link www.four-h-purdue.edu/tractor  then on left side of screen look for Parts ID and Quiz Questions another site to go to is www.gearingup.info.

Tractor

  • Starting up Grades 3-4
  • Tractor Operation  Grades 5-6
  • Moving Out  Grades 7-9
  • Learning More  Grades 10-12

Completion Requirements

Complete the test given at the county contest.

Exhibition Requirements

  • Option 1- Exhibit an educational display or a poster on some aspect of Lawn & Garden Tractor or Agricultural Tractor.
  • Option 2- Complete in the County 4-H Tractor Operator’s Contest.
    • Compact Tractor (Lawn & Garden) Junior Division Grade 3-7, Senior Division Grade 8-12.
    • Zero Turn (Lawn & Garden) Junior Grades 3-7, Senior Grades 8-12
    • Tractor Junior Division Grade 3-7, Senior Division Grades 8-12.

Click below for the State 4-H Requirements:

Lawn & Garden Tractor: http://www.four-h.purdue.edu/projects/project_info.cfm?proj_key=29&project=Lawn%20and%20Garden

Agricultural Tractor: http://www.four-h.purdue.edu/projects/project_info.cfm?proj_key=3&project=Agricultural%20Tractor

Area & State Fair

County winners can participate at the Area contest.  Area winners can participate at the Indiana State Fair.  State winners can participate at the National Level.  Ask your leader or the Extension Office for additional information.

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