California farmers and ranchers have no shortages of stress this year. They face drought and water supply cuts, devastating wildfires and pandemic impacts. There are also labor shortages and financial pressures from fluctuating commodity prices or trade disruptions. These impacts inspire serious discussions in agricultural communities about looking after farmers’ mental health.
- The New York Times: Opinion - California’s farms face a reckoning
- Agri-Pulse: Drought is a ‘wakeup call’ for the nation’s largest urban and ag water managers
- SJV Sun: Opinion: Calif.’s drought, desperation are peaking. Sacramento needs to boost water storage.
- Farm Progress: Farm groups irked after canal bill pulled