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Cynthia Beck is a master’s student in clinical psychology, and works in rural mental health in Saskatchewan. She offered some tips on how to manage stress and mental health challenges during a recent webinar.

In times of crisis, putting the farm first can be a big mistake

Neglecting your mental health during times of high stress is not the way to treat your farm’s top asset

Reading Time: 2 minutes Farming is stressful at the best of times, and with drought piled on top of a pandemic, the farm community is currently experiencing “really high rates of chronic stress,” says an expert. And it’s actually made worse by the strong work ethic of producers when times get tough, said Cynthia Beck, a crop and cattle […] Read more