Podcast, Indiana Farmers and the Purdue Extension Alliance

Podcast, Indiana Farmers and the Purdue Extension Alliance

Today‚Äôs farmers weather more stress than ever before. Our podcasts seek to share important information, tools, and hope through interviews with experts in agriculture and special guests from Purdue University. Dr. Jason Henderson, Senior Associate Dean and Director of Extension in the College of Agriculture, shares how Purdue Extension continues to serve as an ally…

Podcast, Max Armstrong, #farmstrong With Armstrong

Today’s farmers weather more stress than ever before. Our podcasts seek to share important information, tools, and hope through interviews with experts in agriculture and special guests from Purdue University. Max Armstrong reflects on his lifelong connection to Agriculture, the best advice he was ever given, and the upcoming Farm Progress and Husker Harvest Event,…

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…

Purdue Farm Stress Team Member Says Communication is an Essential First Step in Dealing with Stress

Purdue Farm Stress Team Member Says Communication is an Essential First Step in Dealing with Stress

Purdue Extension Farm Stress Team Member Tonya Short discusses issues facing farmers in this article published by Hoosier Ag Today. She stresses that finding someone to talk to is a key first step in addressing a problem with stress. This may be family or friends but sometimes it may be helpful to find professional support.…