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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tue Jul 1, 2014 02:19 PM CDT

We learn from our mistakes. Recently, we at The Progressive Farmer committed an error in judgment by publishing a photograph of two young girls riding in the cab of a moving combine. (February 2014) One girl was leaning against the windshield as her grandmother drove through the field.

It was a cute picture, which illustrated the strong bonds farm kids enjoy with their family. We thought it also showed the value of having kids participate in the hard work and camaraderie that is the core of farm life.

Our error was that the children were potentially in danger. Readers wrote ...

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