Low commodity prices and unpredictable weather are just two elements that are keeping Wisconsin farm families under stress. Being able to recognize those signs is important for those agribusiness professionals that drive into that farm families yard.
Tuesday, March 27th, there will be a statewide webinar -= absolutely free – to help those agribusiness professionals spot those signs.
John Shutske, PhD from Wisconsin University Extension, will be acting as host for the webinar. Shutske says it’s paramount that those farm partners recognize that stress can have not only an impact on mental health, but also the physical well being too. He’ll be joined on the webinar by several other national experts.
The webinar will include:
Adam Kantrovich, PhD from Clemson University Extension discussing the present agricultural market situation with an overview of how this has affected a farm’s financial situation and cash flow also his experiences working with farm families that are under financial distress.
Andrea Bjornestad, PhD South Dakota State University and Suzanne Pish, MA from Michigan State University will elaborate on the detrimental impact of stress on our body and state of mind, providing information on how to recognize some of the warning signs of depression, self-harm and mental illness.
Please Register at:
Suzanne Pish, MA, CFLE