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AFBF20 Convention

Jan 16, 2020

Krista Swanson, Research Specialist in Agriculture Policy & Economics, University of Illinois
Adrienne DeSutter, Mental Health Consultant / Agricultural Wellness Columnist

The farm economy has a major impact on the stress of farmers across the country. Learn how the current and projected economy affects farmer wellness and what other factors contribute to farmers leading the nation in depression and suicide deaths. Discussion will cover what steps can be taken to overcome farm financial stress from real life situations. Discover how to identify warning signs of unhealthy stress, depression and anxiety, and find out how you can provide hope for distressed farmers in your area.