Small Grants Program

Purdue Extension Farm Stress Team is a proud partner with 15 agencies and state extension services across 12 states in the North Central Region. Together we have formed the North Central Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Center to form a united effort in supporting those who work in agriculture and the related stresses they may…

Insurance for your mental wellness

You might hear someone say that they are “insurance poor” meaning they are covered by any conceivable calamity that could befall themselves or their possessions but are paying a pretty penny to ensure that risk coverage. We have car insurance, home or renter’s insurance, health insurance, personal property insurance and even accident insurance. If you…

Communicating with Farmers Under Stress

Farming is a challenging and often stressful occupation – even without the added uncertainty created by COVID this year. Statistics show it is also very dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, farmers and farm works experience fatal injuries at a rate nearly seven times that of non-farm civilian occupations. Farming is also…