Rural Health

It is National Farm Safety and Health Week—a time dedicated to recognizing the critical importance of safety on the farm. The National Education Center for Ag Safety (NECAS) usually hosts this week-long event during mid-September so farmers are reminded to prioritize their safety during the harvest season.
We can all help prevent suicide. If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call the 24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by dialing 988. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress.
AFBF Young Farmers & Ranchers Chair Matt Fimon joined us Monday on Market Day Report to speak on the Bureau’s achievement.
You can call in to the LIVE program with your health-related questions Monday night, beginning at 6 p.m. ET only on RFD-TV.
From searching for a purpose to becoming a role model. The Farm Monitor brings us the story of Chelsea Korzenko and her life-changing journey to horticultural therapy.
Water groups like the Water Quality Association and Research Foundation (WQA) testified on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, pointing out that while USDA Rural Development programs have helped advance rural water quality and access, more needs to be done.
Representative Chellie Pingree (D-ME), who introduced the bill, says this will help level the playing field and make the industry fairer to women.
The Kentucky Farm Bureau ALZStars team has raised nearly $77,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association since their partnership began in 2014.
The study, published in the European Heart Journal, was conducted in 80 countries on all inhabited continents, and challenges advice from previous studies to limit both products.
“Mental health is kind of the ugly word in the room—nobody talks about it, and I think that’s the biggest part of the problem,” said rural health advocate and family nurse practitioner Amy Howe.
The milk incentives program will reach more than 116 retail locations across four U.S. states.
In this AARP Live Minute, Sarah Jennings shares three surprising benefits of meditation.
Life can get a little overwhelming from time to time. UT Extension wants you to know that a simple walk in the woods can benefit both your mental and physical health.