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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Cattle producers recently promoted U.S. beef on a trip to Japan and Korea with the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
After years of drought, farmers across U.S. farm country are getting so much rainfall that it’s dampening their spring planting progress later into the season.
According to USDA experts, Brazil and Argentina’s large drop in corn production has more to do with the economics of corn markets than impacts from weather.
According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor, no part of Iowa is experiencing extreme levels of drought for the first time in nearly two years.