In 2017, farmers ranked eighth in the list of the most dangerous jobs (civilian jobs with the highest fatality rates) according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics/U.S. Dept. of Labor. Unfortunately, farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers rank right below other hazardous jobs such as logging, roofing, and steelwork.
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