Free Workshops Teach Agricultural Advisors to Reach Out
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will offer “Down on the Farm: Supporting Farmers in Stressful Times” trainings in January, February and March.
The professional development workshop will be offered in six different cities across Minnesota; it is designed to help people who work with farmers on a regular basis recognize and respond when they see farmers experiencing stress, anxiety, depression and other challenges.
The three-hour workshops are free and will be held at both 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in these locations:
Tuesday, January 30 - Willmar, Ridgewater College
Wednesday, January 31 - Marshall, Southwest Minnesota State University
Wednesday, February 21 - Austin, Riverland College
Thursday, February 22 - North Mankato, South Central College
Wednesday, March 14 - Grand Rapids, Itasca Community College
Thursday, March 15 - Thief River Falls, Northland Community & Technical College