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Stress on the Farm: Getting Through and Thriving

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October 28, 2019

Stress on the Farm: Getting Through and Thriving

Presented by: Deborah B. Reed, PhD, FAAOHN, FAAN, RN
Agricultural Health Nurse and Farm Family Member

This webinar will help you understand the stressors associated with farming and how to deal with that stress so your body and mind can thrive, even when time are tough.

*Due to technical difficulties, the introduction to the webinar was cut from the recording. The recording begins with the discussion on the first slide of the presentation.

VA Farm Stressonly2019.pptx Webinar Slides

This webinar was offered as part of a Southern Extension Risk Management Education grant, titled “Reducing Human and Financial Risk for Beginning, Military Veteran, and Historically Underserved Farmers through Farm Stress, Wellness, and Safety Education”  

The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition is a state-wide and coalition-based Extension program, housed in Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. Funding was sponsored by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Award #2023-49400-40885. For more information about the program, contact Katie Trozzo, Program Coordinator, at or (540) 232-2233. For other questions, contact Kim Niewolny, Program Director, at

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