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12:10PM Jun 26, 2020

A Year of the Unknown and Extra Psychological Distresses

While farmers prepare their farms physically many do not take the time to prepare themselves mentally for a natural disaster.

07:45AM Jun 02, 2020

Shattered Taboo: Death of a Farm and Resurrection of a Farmer

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

In 2020, Lyle Benjamin’s farm died, but he refused to fling blame, bow to a taboo of silence, or gloss the pain, instead offering a voice seldom heard in agriculture.

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08:17AM May 27, 2020

Commentary: Managing Farm Stress - What Works for Me

There are so many things in our lives and careers over which we have little or no control. Farmers have to be better than most at accepting these lack of

14:51PM May 19, 2020

Editorial: Three Years After a Farm Suicide

Finding resilience in the wake of a farmer suicide.

09:15AM May 14, 2020

Commentary: Don't Take On Farm Stress Alone

Minnesota farmer Bob Worth shares tools available to combat farm stress and depression and talks about the impact on his own family.

09:07AM May 12, 2020

Don’t Let Social Distancing Lead to Social Isolation

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Social withdrawal is a key thing to watch for in our friends now, but with social distancing , that’s hard to see, says Val Farmer, a clinical psychologist and author

09:07AM May 07, 2020

Simple, Daily Habits to Help Manage Stress

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Health is the most important asset for any operation, says Sean Brotherson, an Extension specialist at North Dakota State University. He shares a few ways to prioritize your health, especially