OSU’s FRSAN Looking To Address Growing Problem Of Mental Health In Farming Community

Statistics show more and more farmers, young, old, male, female, struggle with mental health. In an effort to help the agriculture community, Oregon State University has launched a new on-line resource, the “Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network”, better known as Farm-SAN. OSU’s Cassie Bouska said currently there’s a stigma associated with mental health in […]

Oregon Farm Bureau Working To Address Mental Health Challenges

For many in the Ag industry it’s the elephant in the room: Mental Health. According to several studies, more and more farmers are struggling with some form of mental health issues, whether that’s depression, suicidal thoughts or something else. Lacy Singhose works with the Oregon Farm Bureau reaching out to producers across the state, letting […]

Farmers Reminded To Watch For Stress During Pandemic

For many producers, fiscal, financial, and emotional stress tends to boiled down to a constantly repeating question: “How am I overall going to care for my family and all of the financial obligations that go with that?” said Charlotte Halverson an occupational health nurse with AgriSafe. She said sometimes these pressures can build up in […]

WDFW Authorizes Removal Of Grouse Flat Wolves

Following a recent confirmed depredation, lethal action has been authorized against a southeast Washington wolf pack.  On Tuesday, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind approved the incremental removal of wolves from the Grouse Flats pack.  The pack has been involved in two depredations in the past 30 days, and four over the […]