Topics: Farmers and farmworkers

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Preventing Farmer Suicides through Helplines and Farm Visits

Meg Moynihan, Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Senior Advisor of Strategy & Innovation, on her organic dairy farm. Photograph by Cory Ryan, courtesy of UMN School of Public Health


Difficult economic conditions have caused many farmers to experience high levels of stress and a sense of hopelessness about saving their business and way of life. The Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline and NY FarmNet are working to improve farmers’ mental health and prevent suicides.

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May 15, 2019

An Interview with Lisa Davis

Lisa Davis


The director of the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health discusses innovative programs, hydraulic fracking and her work in prisons.

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May 15, 2014

Another Farm Crisis?

Another farm crisis, as big as the one in the 1980s, could be coming, but this time there may be no ready help from the government.

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August 17, 2011

Why Does He Want That Job?

Examines some of the challenges facing the new presidential administration.

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February 25, 2009