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ALCE-193NP

Authors as Published

Garland Mason, AgrAbility Program Coordinator, Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, Virginia Tech; and Kim Niewolny, Associate Professor and AgrAbility Program Director, Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, Virginia Tech

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As it is every year at this time, it’s finally spring and the grass is growing. What is different about this year though, is that the kids are home. It might seem like a good idea to send them outside to do some yard work while practicing social distancing—and it is! Fresh air and exercise can help ease the stress of being cooped up inside for months on end. Before you send them out though, make sure you and your family are familiar with these important safety tips, and make sure your kids are adequately supervised. Consider having an adult operate the potentially dangerous machinery and having the youth help prep the yard for the machinery.

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Publication Date

April 9, 2020