How would the child labor proposal affect your family?

Farm Bureau Members: How would the Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed rule to greatly restrict what kinds of work children can do on farms affect you and your family? How would the DOL proposal have affected your experiences working on a farm or ranch when you were growing up? Click here to tell your story and let DOL know children should be able to learn by doing — get their hands dirty — on America’s farms and ranches. Farm Bureau will collect responses and send them to the Department of Labor. Tell your story now!

Hear more from Jordan Dux, Nebraska Farm Bureau national affairs coordinator, about why it’s important that kids send a message to the DOL. Listen here.

At last week’s FFA convention, members signed paper hands to protest the rule. You, too, can be involved in several ways. Listen here.

Learn more about ag families in Nebraska by visiting And while there, be sure to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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