Weathering the Storm: A Farm Stress Workshop

Thursday, May 21, 2020     1:00-2:00 p.m.

Numerous factors cause stress for farmers and their families including financial problems, price and marketing uncertainties, farm transfer issues, production challenges and more. In addition, agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. Farmers are at a high risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries

It is important that we all learn how to manage our stress levels and to reduce the effects of unwanted stress. Too much stress can make you more accident prone, and it can affect your health. You can start by learning to identify common stressors, recognize the symptoms of stress and manage stress.

• Learn stress triggers and identify signs of stress

  • Learn strategies for managing your stress.
  • Learn where find additional help for farmers in distress and how to help someone who is in need.

This program is free. For more information contact Maria Pippidis at Registration required by May 19. You can register online here.