Building Farm Mechanization, Tractor Operation, Safety and Maintenance Knowledge

The Ground Work Resource Hub brings together information and resources regarding:

  • Basic tractor use and operation
  • Basic tractor maintenance
  • Tractor safety
  • Tractor purchase decision-making,
  • Farm mechanization strategies.

This website is designed as a resource for both farmers and educators, containing links to webinar recordings, slide sets, fact sheets and other resources. Do you have a suggestion for something that should be here? Please let us know!

Funding for the Ground Work initiative was provided by grants from the USDA Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Professional Development Program and  the Northeast Extension Risk Management Education Center, based on work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2012-49200-20031.


UVM New Farmer Project