Farm Chores Debate - Clive, IA

Discuss the national Farm Chores debate in Clive, IA.

Should we regulate farm chores as child labor, or should it be up to the parents?

Clive wants to let parents decide.
It's up to the ...
Yes, let's regu...

Clinton, IA

#1 May 3, 2012
Children need to be taught responsibility and helping on the farm is one way that parents can teach their children. Also, their work will produce rewards for them as they see the fruits of their labor. There is a whole lot to be learned from the work involved in keeping up a family farm - or even when contributing to the household duties in a normal urban/suburban home.

Britton, SD

#2 May 8, 2012
start em out on the heavy equipment . . you Dumb Clucks.
Old farmer

United States

#3 Jun 13, 2012
I don't know what the statistics are, but I'll wager that farm kids are safer than kids who roam the streets.

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