Mending the Stress Fence Lunch and Learn

February 9, 2021 12:00PM - 12:30PM

Zoom Webinar

Contact: For information, contact Karen Fifield at 

There are several uncontrollable risk factors that may cause stress for farmers, farm workers and agricultural professionals. Many farmers face financial problems, market uncertainties, farm transfer issues, production challenges and communication barriers. You may know farmers who struggle with stress, anxiety, depression, burnout, indecision or suicidal thoughts.

This short program will help participants create self-awareness and provide you with tools and resources to help those in need.  

  • Understand signs and symptoms of stress in agriculture.
  • Learn the eight dimensions of wellness.
  • Learn how to ask open-ended questions.
  • Improve understanding and awareness of the warning signs of suicide and resources to help support someone in need.


Karen Fifield,

Holly Tiret,

Phil Kaatz,

Stan Moore,

This is a Zoom Webinar.


Tags: anxiety, farm stress, mental health, michigan state university, mindfulness, msu extension, suicide prevention, virtual, wellness

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