FarmSafe Podcast S3E14: Support for Farmers’ Mental Health & Well-Being


Published May 15, 2024. Hosted by Libby Presnall.

Episode Summary

Did you know May is National Mental Health Awareness Month? We have a few voices on today’s episode to discuss farmers’ mental health. First, you’ll hear from Kentucky farmer Quint Pottinger, owner of Affinity Farms. Then, Emily Krekelberg, Minnesota extension educator and dairy farmer, followed by Tammy Jacobs, Iowa State University Extension outreach and coordinator for the Iowa Concern hotline. In combination, this episode pulls together advice on how to support other farmers and what signs to look for if you or someone you love is struggling.