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Lots of farmers were farming well into their 70s.

If you ran your own family farm, you performed a great variety of tasks during the day/week/year.

Hired farm labor, however, tends to do one thing all day for weeks. Not so healthy, I imagine.

Another citation:

Compared with people who were former legislators, government administrators, or business executives and managers, workers in agriculture, animal husbandry, forestry, or fishing (odds ratio (OR) 1.9, 95% CI 1.1 to 3.5) and workers in craft and related trades (OR 1.9, 95% CI 1.1 to 3.4) had significantly increased risks of subsequent ADL disability. Differential risks of ADL disability were found across social classes, with a significant dose-response trend in which unskilled blue collar workers had an 1.8 times higher risk of ADL disability than higher social classes of white collar workers.

https://oem.bmj.com/content/57/8/550
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