Hancock County Farmer Discusses Stress and Mental Health

Jonathan Sparks, Hancock County farmer and Indiana Farm Bureau Board Member talks about some of the unique stressors of farming and how this can impact the mental health of farmers. He says, “Everyone needs a shoulder to lean on occasionally. Well, maybe not everyone, but most. My point to my fellow farmers is talk to someone. They may not be able to fix your problems. However, just addressing them can be helpful.”

Click on this link for the full article in the Greenfield Reporter: http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/2020/06/11/jonathan_sparks_a_time_to_support_our_farmers/

Originally published in The Greenfield Reporter, June 11, 2020.

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