Resources

  • Understanding Credit and Debt

    Published on June 19, 2019

    Helping farm families in financial distress understand the fundamentals of credit and debit, including credit scores and how to manage debt.

  • Helping Farmers Understand Net Worth

    Published on June 19, 2019

    This quick guide helps farmers understand their net worth, a net worth statement, why it is important, what you can learn from it and a sample net worth statement to fill out.

  • Creating a spending plan

    Published on June 19, 2019

    For farmers dealing with variable income, low commodity prices and increasing debt, a spending plan can be a useful tool in managing farm family finances or their household (nonbusiness) finances.

  • Turning Personal Skills into Income

    Published on June 19, 2019

    Exploring ways farm families can turn their technical, trade and management skills into supplemental income-producing opportunities.

  • How stress affects you

    Published on June 19, 2019

    A helpful list detailing how stress affects your body, your thoughts, your feelings and what you do.

  • Youth farm stress

    Published on June 19, 2019

    Detailing warning signs of stress in youth and ways you can help the youth in your life, whether you are a parent, guardian or just a friend.

  • How to Talk with Farmers Under Stress

    Published on June 19, 2019

    Warning signs of stress and ways you can help a farmer you know who is going through a difficult time and showing signs of stress. Includes steps to take if you think a near-term crisis is likely.

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