This tribute to #Plant17 then goes deep on farmer mental health

· July 5, 2017

This spring has been a difficult one for most of North America whose livelihoods rely on crops and the cooperation of Mother Nature. Sandi Brock and Amy Matheson decided to have a bit of fun pulling their favorite hashtags off Twitter from fellow farmers. However, the fun led to a more serious conversation that we had been weighing heavily on our minds since seeing a tweet from a friend out west, Kim Keller. Kim had a call to action for all of us to start talking seriously about mental health in our rural communities, and asking for all to just do more.

We all agree. Even recently on AGDAILY, columnist Krista Stauffer wrote about the topic, and a few months ago, Jenny Burgess addressed it, too.

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