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Saturday, February 1, 2020

Season Extension Day! @ Middlesex County Extension Center – 1066 Saybrook Rd, Haddam (View Flyer Here) Lunch is included in $20 registration fee. RSVP online http://bit.ly/ExtensionStore

 

2020 One-on-One Sessions

View more info here

Wednesday January 29th, 2020

Middlesex Extension Center

1066 Saybrook Rd Haddam, CT

9:00am-3:30pm

 

Tuesday February 18th, 2020

Wamogo Agri-Science Center

98 Wamogo Road Litchfield, CT

9:00am-3:30pm

 

Thursday March 12, 2020

Tolland County Extension Center

24 Hyde Avenue Vernon, CT

1:30pm-8:30pm

 

For Upcoming Solid Ground Trainings View Here

Farmer Stress Support Resources

Dealing with Stress in Agriculture

For Connecticut farmers and their families

 

Are you at risk? In Crisis call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 211 in CT, or Text "CT" to 741741.

In an Emergency call or text 911

 

Resources from the December 5th Connecticut Ag Wellness Summit

The Human Animal, Recognizing Behaviors and Learning to Engage - Dr. Jennifer Quammen, Veterinarian Coaching

Contralling the Controllables - Jon Jaffe, Farm Credit East

Suicide is Preventable - Connecticut Resources - Andrea Iger Duarte, CT Deparment of Mental Health & Addiction Services

 

Resources available in Connecticut

CT Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services

Farm Credit East

Question. Persuade. Refer. (QPR) Institute

Similar to CPR training, QPR training teaches anyone how to respond to help prevent suicide

 

Other resourses

MSU Extension - Managing Farm Stress

Iowa State University - Farm Stress Management 

National Ag Safety Database

New York FarmNet

 

                     

 
  

The Farm Risk Management and Crop Insurance website has been developed as part of a Targeted States Crop Insurance Education/Information Partnership conducted by the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System in collaboration with the Risk Management Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 

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