NMUxMSU Mending the stress fence

September 9, 2022 3:00PM - 5:00PM

1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

Contact: Remington Rice, PhD riceremi@msu.edu

Farmers, farm workers and agricultural professionals endure numerous uncontrollable stressors. 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.

When: Friday, September 9, 2022

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Psychological Science Colloquium

Where: Marquette, MI; NMU campus Northern Center Peninsula II

Cost: Free

Duration: 30-minute presentation followed by open discussion



Understand signs and symptoms of stress in agriculture.

Learn about 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.

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Tags: agriculture, beef, farm stress, field crops, fisheries & wildlife, food & health, fruit, managing farm stress, mental health, pork, poultry

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