Communicating with Farmers Under Stress – Workshop

This Workshop is for Agriculture Professionals who work with farmers and their families.

Numerous factors may cause stress for farmers. Many farmers face financial problems, price and marketing uncertainties, farm transfer issues, production challenges and more. You may know farmers who struggle with stress, anxiety. depression, burnout, indecision or suicidal thoughts.

You want to help but maybe are not sure what to say or do. Or maybe you find yourself having to deliver difficult news to farmers. This workshop will help you recognize and respond when you suspect a farmer or farm family member might need help.

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES ~ Participants will:

  • Build awareness around potentially stressful conditions affecting some farmers.
  • Learn stress triggers, identify signs of stress and review helpful techniques for responding.
  • Learn techniques for identifying, approaching and working with farmers who may not cope with stress effectively.
  • Learn where to go for additional help.

The workshop will be held on August 20th from
8:30am to 3:30pm at the Cass County
Fairgrounds. 2281 East 125 North,
Logansport, Indiana.
RSVP at 574-753-7750 or email Krista Pullen
Lunch Provided by Farm Credit Mid-America

For more information, download the flyer:

July 13, 2019 12:05 pm | Education and Issues

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