Making Farmer Mental Health a Priority

Making Farmer Mental Health a Priority

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As prolonged uncertainty in agricultural trade continues, and producers deal with one of the toughest growing seasons in memory, a number of farmers are battling with mental health issues as they face constant adversity. A mental health expert says if you’re experiencing stress or depression, know that there is hope.

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  • USDA Invests in Rural Critical Community Facilities in 28 States and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

    USDA Invests in Rural Critical Community Facilities in 28 States and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

    Thursday, November 14 2019 2:33 PM EST2019-11-14 19:33:30 GMT
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $394 million to improve critical community facilities (PDF, 240 KB) in 28 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. USDA is making the investments through the Community Facilities Direct Loan Program. “Modern facilities for essential services such as schools, first responde...
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $394 million to improve critical community facilities (PDF, 240 KB) in 28 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. USDA is making the investments through the Community Facilities Direct Loan Program. “Modern facilities for essential services such as schools, first responde...
  • Pittsburgh hospital dresses babies up like Mr. Rogers on World Kindness Day

    Pittsburgh hospital dresses babies up like Mr. Rogers on World Kindness Day

    Thursday, November 14 2019 1:55 PM EST2019-11-14 18:55:45 GMT
    Facebook/UPC Magee Women's HospitalFacebook/UPC Magee Women's Hospital
    Facebook/UPC Magee Women's HospitalFacebook/UPC Magee Women's Hospital

    As a tribute to Mr. Rogers on World Kindness Day, dozens of babies born on Wednesday at UPMC Magee-Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh were dressed up as the legendary host of the PBS TV show. 

    As a tribute to Mr. Rogers on World Kindness Day, dozens of babies born on Wednesday at UPMC Magee-Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh were dressed up as the legendary host of the PBS TV show. 

  • Day In The Life: Pam Jahke

    Day In The Life: Pam Jahke

    Thursday, November 14 2019 1:44 PM EST2019-11-14 18:44:35 GMT

    For members of the National Association Of Farm Broadcasting, the job is in the office, in the field, and even in the shopping aisle. In their "Day in the Life" series, NAFB heads to the Badger State, where "Farm Director" is only part of the title and daily tasks for Pam Jahke, but this former NAFB President, wouldn't have it any other way. For young people interested in a career in farm broadcasting, visit the NAFB website. The NAFB Foundation offers ...

    For members of the National Association Of Farm Broadcasting, the job is in the office, in the field, and even in the shopping aisle. In their "Day in the Life" series, NAFB heads to the Badger State, where "Farm Director" is only part of the title and daily tasks for Pam Jahke, but this former NAFB President, wouldn't have it any other way. For young people interested in a career in farm broadcasting, visit the NAFB website. The NAFB Foundation offers ...

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