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Mental Health & Farming

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, farming is considered one of the most stressful occupations in the United States with a suicide rate reaching about 50% higher than the national average. The latest episode of “Good Roots” features Wendy Blackwood, a licensed professional counselor working to normalize the discussion of mental health in the agriculture community.