Although it is hard to talk about, a new study shows teen suicide is even higher in rural communities compared to youth urban areas.
As a farmer, you and your health are your most important asset. As such, they should be managed like any other business asset.
We need to have a stronger voice and start talking about farmer depression and mental wellness in the agriculture community.
Whenever there is increased stress on the farm, it’s a good time to recognize escalating stress in yourself, your family, and others in the ag community.
Some seasons tend to be busier than others. And those are the times farmers ignore their health and wellness in exchange for making the most of each day.