May 13, 2020Farmer Health Resources
During Mental Health Month in May, the American Soybean Association (ASA) launched a proactive communications campaign to combat #FarmStress and offer #SoyHelp. Below are North Dakota specific resources along with ASA resources as well:
May 7, 2020Farmer Health Resources
The American Soybean Association (ASA) COVID-19 Task Force conducted a survey in April regarding the effects of COVID-19 on soy growers, their operations, employees and families. Stress reported by the 86 farmer respondents from across the soy-producing states was high. ASA, state soybean affiliates and the United Soybean Board (USB) want to help.
April 29, 2020Farmer Health Resources
When the stresses of agriculture seem too great, farmers don’t have to go it alone. Caring and confidential counseling sessions are available to farmers, ranchers and members of their households. Jamestown Regional Medical Center collaborated with The Village Business Institute to offer web-based counseling at no cost to the agricultural community. The...
April 21, 2020Farmer Health Resources
Stress levels are high among America’s soybean farmers, so much so that the terms “stress,” “anxiety,” and “concerns over mental health” were used dozens of times in an informal survey released this week by the American Soybean Association (ASA). The survey was an initiative of the ASA COVID-19 Task Force, a 12-person group formed in March consisting of ASA board members...