With financial stress due to low commodity prices on top of the general day to day operation of a farm, decision making can be impaired. In the article Farm Stress & Decision Making During Challenging Times, UW-Extension Specialist John Shutske shares:
- What Causes Stress for Farmers and Farm Families?
- Physically, What Happens?
- What About My Safety?
- How do Farmers and Their Families Cope with Stress?
For more information on managing stress on the farm, please visit Agricultural Safety & Health Information Clearinghouse.