Even in the best of times, farming can be an incredibly high-stress occupation. Unpredictable weather, crop disease, volatile markets, heavy workloads, and social isolation are just a handful of the challenges that farmers may face.
These conditions force many family farmers and ranchers to make tough financial decisions that will impact their families, communities, and the entire country.
National Farmers Union compiled the following resources to help farmers through stressful times.
Mini-Grants Farmers, Farmers Markets, and Restaurants Resources Farm-to-School Resources Food Recovery Network Resources Hunger & Food Insecurity Resources CSAs and Employers/Employees Guidance