Kansas: Rural Areas Are ‘Mental Health Deserts’ May 12, 2021

🕔May 12, 2021
Fluctuating commodity prices, weather challenges and other factors mean farmers are used to a certain amount of stress. But the pandemic in the past year added that much more, according […]

Mississippi: Extension Extends Farm Stress Webinar May 12, 2021

🕔May 12, 2021
The Mississippi State University Extension Service PROMISE Initiative has two upcoming sessions in a webinar series that addresses farm stress, mental health and social structural issues affecting farmers and ranchers. […]

Mississippi: Focus Group Sessions Pinpoint Farming Stressors Jan 7, 2021

🕔Jan 7, 2021
Researchers from the Mississippi State University Extension Service are looking to collect row-crop farmers’ feedback on stress related to farming. The focus group sessions are part of the MSU Extension […]

Mississippi: Webinar Series to Address Farm Stress, Mental Health Oct 23, 2020

🕔Oct 23, 2020
The Mississippi State University Extension Service PROMISE Initiative will launch a webinar series Nov. 17 about farm stress, mental health and social structural issues affecting farmers and ranchers. Follow coolsculptny […]

University of Georgia Marshals Resources to Battle Farmer Stress Feb 20, 2020

🕔Feb 20, 2020
Much like their counterparts across the nation, farmers in Georgia have experienced increased rates of suicide and stress over the last decade. To help curb these statistics, an interdisciplinary team […]

Farm Groups Partner to Help Farmers Manage Stress Dec 11, 2019

🕔Dec 11, 2019
Recognizing the high levels of stress affecting America’s farmers and ranchers, Farm Credit, American Farm Bureau Federation, and National Farmers Union have partnered on a program to train individuals who […]

Mississippi: MSU Offers Mental Health Assistance to Farmers Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019
The Mississippi State University Extension Service is doing what it can to make sure everyone in the state’s agricultural community knows there is help available when the stress of life […]

Farmer Suicides – Risk Factors to Look For May 16, 2019

🕔May 16, 2019
Georgia farmers are champions at tackling challenges they can see – bad weather, insects and livestock disease, to name a few. Their higher-than-average suicide rate, however, indicates they may need […]

Farmer Suicide Rate Remains High, Long After 1980s Farm Crisis Jun 12, 2017

🕔Jun 12, 2017
The number of suicides among farmers and farmworkers in the United States has remained stubbornly high since the end of the 1980s farm crisis, much higher than workers in many […]

Farming: Drought Takes a Toll on Mental Health – Tips to Help Nov 7, 2016

🕔Nov 7, 2016
It is a creeping disaster. Slowly, the earth loses its moisture. Row crops don’t make it to harvest or their yields are reduced. Livestock have little to no grazing because […]

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