The dangers facing children on farms

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A child driving a tractor
In a June 20, 2012, photo 10-year-old Jacob Mosbacher guides a tractor through a bean field on his grandparents’ property near Fults, Illinois. Jim Suhr/ AP Photo

Every day, 33 children are injured on farms and every three days, a child dies on a farm. We talk with a ProPublica reporter who investigated the death of an 8-year-old boy in Wisconsin, where the father was questionably blamed. Then a farm safety researcher explains the scope of the problem.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Maryam Jameel Guest
  • Barbara Lee Guest

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