Free Online Course Helps Farmers, Ranchers Cope with Stress

“When we’ve done our surveys, we found was a tremendous amount of mental health problems out in rural America – two out of five farmers didn’t really know whether or not they could find help or where to go to get help.” Zippy Duvall Click on the below link to check out the free OnlineContinue reading “Free Online Course Helps Farmers, Ranchers Cope with Stress”

The principles of firefighting can be used in maintaining mental health

In the fire department that I grew up in my father was an Assistant Chief, one night after fighting a fire we were back at the fire station and I overheard someone ask my father about why he asked for more resources before arriving on scene. My father explained that as we were approaching theContinue reading “The principles of firefighting can be used in maintaining mental health”

100 years ago women got the right to vote

Most of us are probably not old enough to remember all the way back to August 18th 1920. If you are old enough to remember that far back then I would love to pick your brain about what you have seen over the past 100 years, maybe you can pass along some of your secretsContinue reading “100 years ago women got the right to vote”

Understanding the Consumer

Often things said on agriculture social media can be taken out of context, this is partly due to the consumers not understanding the agriculture world, but also stems from the agriculture world not understanding the consumer. When it comes to social media there is your reality of your operation and there are a million perceptionsContinue reading “Understanding the Consumer”

Are you prepared to handle someone with a mental health crisis?

If your best friend called you up and said they want to end their life are you prepared to handle that situation? Almost daily on one of the social media platforms you are likely to find someone asking for recommendations. Maybe they need someone to fix their AC unit, or they are looking for aContinue reading “Are you prepared to handle someone with a mental health crisis?”

The Flat Iron Steak:

July is National Grilling Month! In 1985 the Beef Promotion and Research Act was passed that required a dollar be collected for each head of cattle sold to be used towards beef promotion and research which became to be known as the Beef Checkoff Program. Some of these funds were provided to meat scientist toContinue reading “The Flat Iron Steak:”