Mental Health news
Thank you for your service. Those five words mean so much to men and women serving or who have served in the military. Each year on Nov. 11, rural and urban communities across the country host parades and ceremonies to honor those who served.
Many military veterans find that farming promotes self-healing, purpose and self-identity upon return from active duty.
Jeremy Rutledge is proud of his service to his country, he’s proud of returning to the family farm, but what he’s most proud of is being a father and husband.
The kids are fully back in school, holidays are around the corner and things on the farm are getting a lot busier with harvest season. With all the busyness, it is even more important to prioritize mental health and wellness.
The Illinois State Fair will feature two initiatives aimed at increasing accessibility and inclusivity for those who suffer from sensory processing disorders.
So many things in this old world feel a bit off kilter these days. It reminds me of lyrics from an old Willie Nelson song, “At a time when the world seems to be spinnin’ hopelessly out of control…”
The most recent U.S. Drought Monitor shows nearly all of the Midwest is experiencing shows nearly all of the Midwest is experiencing some level of drought.
Illinois dairy farmers are committed to building up communities experiencing food insecurity.
With traces of winter’s unusually heavy snow still lingering, farmers were out dawn to dusk in early May, planting corn and soybeans across southwestern Minnesota fields many have owned for generations.
Much needed rain fell on our farm a couple of weeks ago, bringing us out of the “extreme drought” category and back to “severe drought.”
Ten years, 2,500 stories, thousands of photos, hundreds of blogs — and it’s just the beginning of my career as an agricultural journalist.
May is Mental Health Month, a great time to remember the difference we can all make — and to reach out to our neighbors, friends and family.
Breaking the stigma of mental health issues is one aspect of helping those who are challenged with stressful situations.
People who integrate play into their lives are more energized and able to complete their work. “The secret superpower of success is play, not working harder,” said Kelly McDonald at the Women’s Seminar organized by Compeer Financial.
After five years of outreach and education by farm groups, a new poll shows increased awareness and willingness to talk about the opioid crisis among rural adults, compared to 2017.