For producers affected by the recent wildfires in western Nebraska, and drought impacts across the state, there are numerous organizations that offer assistance, from hay and forage for livestock to help with planting crops.
Nebraska Extension and the Panhandle Public Health District will be offering an online “Question. Persuade. Refer.” training. This 90-minute training will be held online, via Zoom on Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. CT (10 a.m. MT).
The truth is for many farmers and ranchers the physical act of social distancing may not be as big of a challenge as it is for our urban counterparts. Yes, it may be easier to stay six feet from the nearest person but that doesn’t mean that farmers and ranchers aren’t having to cope with uncertainty.
Stress has become a fact of life for farm families. This summer there's added stress in Scotts Bluff (Nebr) and Goshen (Wyo) counties as growers face losing their irrigation resource. Resources are available to help farm families address problems caused by stress.
This year has been fraught with challenges for farmers and agribusiness throughout the state, leading to increased stress. This article lists a number of tools and free resources available across the state to help individuals cope with stress.