FFA, 4-H clubs worried proposed child labor rules could cut kids’ experiences short

FFA, 4-H clubs worried proposed child labor rules could cut kids’ experiences short

Eric Brown

The Fence Post

For Ty Walter, what he describes as the greatest moment of his life took place just over a week ago.

Looking back now, it’s tough for him to wrap his mind around that fact that — under revisions proposed to child labor laws that would strengthen safety standards for young agricultural workers — not all FFA and 4-H participants would have the opportunity to achieve what he did and experience that sense of accomplishment.

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