Farmers are breaking the stigma around mental health

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we have been hearing from producers who are working to break the stigma around mental health in agriculture and help those dealing with stress on the farm.

RFD-TV’s own Janet Adkison spoke with Matt Hulsizer, a farmer in Illinois, about how things are going on his operation, a touching family farm story that began with the tragic loss of his father and how he and his brother in law have partnered together to create a new farm.


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USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says we are heading into spring rather quickly and ahead of schedule, which could have negative implications for small grains and blooming fruit crops.
U.S. pork exports could outpace both chicken and beef shipments in the coming decade.
A new survey shows the national economic impact of the equine industry last year, adding an additional $55 billion to the U.S. economy in 2023 than in 2022.
Iowa lawmakers are asking the U.S. Education Dept. for clarity on a new FAFSA question asking students to list family farm assets, which could reduce their grant.
Texas A&M‘s Ag & Food Policy Chief, Dr. Joe Outlaw, predicts lawmakers may not draft a new Farm Bill until 2025, missing the first deadline by nearly two years.
According to Tom Perez, Senior Advisor to the President, more Americans are enrolled in the Affordable Connectivity Program than those receiving SNAP benefits.