American Farm Bureau Federation discusses rural mental health during virtual convention
The landscape of agriculture has been full of uncertainties and challenges. During the 2021 American Farm Bureau Federation’s virtual convention , a panel discussed the trying times seen in the industry, how they affect mental health, and how to respond to the challenge.
For a large number of farmers and ranchers, the fear of losing the farm takes a toll on their mental state and causes much anxiety, the panelists said.. For many ranchers and farmers, the operation they have taken over has been in the family for many generations, and they worry about being the one farmer, the one …
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