This article focuses on child labor laws applicable to farmers and provides
general answers to the following questions:
(1) What, if any, age restrictions affect the employment
of my own child in agriculture?
(2) What are the age restrictions for employing children
other than my own, and does it depend on whether the activities are hazardous?
(3) What are the penalties for violations of child labor
The discussion is intended to provide general answers for educational purposes.
For more comprehensive information, visit the actual statutes and regulations
(links to unofficial versions of relevant statutes and regulations are provided).
You may find it helpful to discuss your special circumstances with your legal