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Survey says farmers stressed. Now what?
05/27/2020

Survey says farmers stressed. Now what?

UGA study looks at stress levels and offers resources to help Georgians cope.

Posted in farm/rural stress

Cooley Farms Demystifies Poultry Farming, Opens Farm to Public
11/17/2019

Cooley Farms Demystifies Poultry Farming, Opens Farm to Public

Crawford County poultry farmers open a learning center to give guests an inside view of what goes on in a chicken house.

Posted in farm families, Georgia Farm Bureau, Poultry

Depression Common for Farmers
08/12/2019

Depression Common for Farmers

Dr. Mike Rosmann, a psychologist & part-time farmer in Iowa, has been writing a syndicated column about emotional health issues since 2012. He explores why depression is prevalent amongst farmers.

Posted in farm families, farm/rural stress

Dickey family moving farm forward together
02/18/2019

Dickey family moving farm forward together

Dickey Farms, one of GFB's Certified Farm Markets, has been growing peaches since 1897. The 4th & 5th generations of the family are collaborating to grow the farm for the next generation.

Posted in Certified Farm Market, farm families, peaches

Farmers, don't let stress steal your joy
02/18/2019

Farmers, don't let stress steal your joy

Studies show farming ranks in the top ten most stressful occupations. Take a look at rural stress & resources for help.

Posted in farm/rural stress