Minnesota Department of Agriculture Highlights Help for Stressed Agricultural Producers

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is reminding farmers and livestock producers experiencing times of stress due to business and financial challenges that resources are available to help. These include the 24/7 Minnesota Farm and Rural Helpline at 833-600-2670 or text “FARMSTRESS” to 898211. Calls are answered by trained counselors who can lend a listening ear or connect you with help for business, financial, or legal problems. Other resources include Farm Advocates and free mental health counselors for farm individuals, couples, or families. Options for financial assistance are also available.
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