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September 1, 2012

Area schools face many challenges



A tractor company is providing a way for children to address an important farm issue while having fun and maybe winning a prize. Kubota has launched a family coloring contest to promote farm safety.

Now through Oct. 1, children 12 and under can visit the safety tab at and download the “Ten Commandments of Tractor Safety” coloring book. Each child can select a page to color as an entry. Scan and email the page along with the parent’s and child’s name, to Or mail the entry with the same information on a 3x5 card to 500 Capitol Mall, Suite 1850, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Entries will be judged on coloring skill in each of three age groups: 5and under, ages 6 to 8, and ages 9 to 12. In each category, one grand prize winner will be selected to win a $100 gift card and Kubota merchandise gift pack. Additionally, one first prize winner in each category will receive a Kubota merchandise gift pack. The first 100 entries will receive a Kubota “Safety First Sheriff” badge.

MARK BOSHNACK can be reached at or 432-1000, ext. 218.

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