- Dealing with farm income loss - Learn how to address the stress and prioritize the financial needs of your family in the face of economic strife.
- Help farm children through the stress of a difficult season - Farmers’ children are feeling the same stress that farm owners face in this era of drought.
- Extreme temperatures can trigger intense emotions in farmers - Spring heat wave and hard frosts take an emotional toll on growers, farm workers and families.
- Farm-related depression: Signs and symptoms - During times of economic stress, family and community members can offer one another a great amount of support. Be attentive to signs of depression and suicidal behavior in farming individuals and families. Related video - Four Rivers Ag Report, July 20, 2012.
- Farm-related stress: Signs and symptoms - During times of economic stress, family and community members can offer one another a great amount of support. Be attentive to signs of stress in farming individuals and families.
- Learn to manage farm-related stress - It is important to know how to manage stress levels and to reduce the effects of unwanted stress to avoid accidents.
- Diabetics: Take care in extreme heat - In 80 degree Fahrenheit temperatures, those with diabetes need to take extra precaution when caring for themselves and their diabetic supplies.
- Recognize the signs of heat stroke before it’s too late - Heat stroke is a serious condition that many farmers are at risk of experiencing, especially during the hot, humid days of a Michigan summer.
- Tips to stay safe in the heat - With the hot summer weather upon us, heat related issues can sneak up on people who work outdoors, especially farmers who may not have access to shade or air conditioning to cool down.