Empire Farm DaysSeneca Falls, N.Y. -- The New York State 4-H Foundation is expanding its Empire Farm Days Kiddie Tractor Pull for youngsters up to age 12. The friendly competition will run all day for each of the three days of the August 11-13, 2015 event at Rodman Lott and Son Farms in Seneca Falls, NY.

Pedal tractors and sled are provided for two weight classes: 40 to 59 lbs. and 60 to 80 lbs. Leaders will be posted throughout the day on the Empire Farm Days Kiddie Tractor Pull Leaderboard.

Each time a young competitor takes the lead he or she will receive a coupon for a free ice cream; all participants will receive a coupon for 50 cents off an ice cream at the Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension 4- H Dairy Bar at the event.

Adults must sign permission slips for children to enter. The $5 entry fee benefits New York State 4-H programming.

Empire Farm Days is a 300-acre event with educational seminars, field crop and equipment demonstrations, agricultural and outdoors information and vendor booths, equipment displays, live animals, test driving opportunities, and rural life exhibits. This is the largest outdoor agricultural trade show in the Northeastern U.S. Admission is free; parking is $10 per vehicle. Learn more at www.empirefarmdays.com.

Jennifer Trice, NYS 4-H Foundation, 315-702-8242, 315-604-2747
Empire Farm Days Manager Melanie Wickham, 877-697-7837, mwickham@empirefarmdays.com
EFD Publicist Kara Lynn Dunn, 315-465-7578, karalynn@gisco.net

PHOTO: The NYS 4-H Foundation Empire Farm Days Kiddie Tractor Pull has been expanded for 2015. This youngster enjoys the friendly competition for ice cream prizes in 2014. Photo: Empire Farm Days