Resilient Minds: Managing Stress on the Farm

  • Delayed Planting Resources

    Published on June 24, 2019

    Wet weather and flooding resulted in severely delayed planting and a need to adjust farm management practices. MSU Extension's statewide network of agricultural educators work with farmers and provide informative articles to assist in decision making.

  • 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.

  • Opioids in Rural Farming Communities

    Published on June 19, 2019

    The opioid epidemic has hit many communities, including farm communities. This guide helps you understand the signs and symptoms of opioid misuse, how it impacts rural communities and how you can help your community.

  • How to cultivate a productive mindset

    Published on June 19, 2019

    A guide that includes helpful mindset tactics including using self-talk, breathing, and acceptance.

Stress Management Programs

MSU Extensions has programs that can help both farmers and their families learn more about the causes and cost of stress. Each program offers participants valuable skills that they can start using to help manage stress and anger.

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Stress Less with Mindfulness

Stress Less with Mindfulness is a six-class series for teens, adults and seniors that introduces mindfulness concepts and practices to reduce stress and related symptoms.

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RELAX: Alternatives to Anger

Alternatives to Anger helps teens, adults, parents and caregivers understand and manage anger and stress, and develop the communication and problem solving skills needed for healthy relationships.

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