U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) are leading 28 of their colleagues in asking U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis to withdraw the recently proposed rule that limits the ability of farmers and ranchers to hire youth to work in agriculture – threatening the education and training of future farmers. At issue are the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standard Act which fail to take into account the history and practices of American agriculture.