Published on October 14, 2020
The two-year, $500,000 partner-funded Legacy of the Land project aims to reduce farm losses and aid farmers with their mental health across the state.
Published on August 4, 2020
Financial assistance now available to help mitigate COVID-19 costs for farmers and processors.
Published on June 23, 2020
The role of women in farming continues to evolve. The added stress of working off the farm while balancing traditional responsibilities can be difficult to manage.
Published on June 8, 2020
To sustainably achieve improved labor efficiency, begin with changes in leadership by farm owners.
Published on May 1, 2020
The inherent nature of the agricultural occupation is independent. Isolation is often linked to impacts on mental health and loss of life by suicide.
Published on April 16, 2020
Do you know how the Families First Coronavirus Response Act will affect your farm and your employees?
Published on April 14, 2020
Farmers can now access counseling with licensed therapists via teletherapy.
Published on February 1, 2020
Commodity prices are low, the weather is harsh, and farmers are being pushed to the brink. MSU Extension is helping them cope with the unforgiving grip of stress and mental health issues.
Published on November 3, 2019
High input costs, low prices and variable weather have increased farm related stress. To aid farmers, the 2019 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO will have a daylong workshop to identify and deal with stress-related issues.
Published on August 29, 2019
Recordkeeping can be overwhelming, but breaking it down into smaller tasks makes it easier