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With a $480,000 grant from USDA, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and partners in seven north central states will provide stress assistance programs to support people engaged in farming, ranching and other agriculture-related occupations.
"Our first goal is to develop a network of resources, trainings and connections to help farmers and ranchers know where to turn for help dealing with stress," said David Brown, David Brown, a behavioral health specialist in ISU Human Sciences Extension and Outreach who is working with other state principal investigators to lead this regional project.