Stress management

Grain Farmers of Ontario, in partnership with Farm Credit Canada, would like to invite you to be our guest at a stress management workshop: Skills that build resilience on the farm.

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Mental Health and Farming

Op-Ed from Ernie Hardeman, Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

As Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, I know farming is not just a career – it’s a way of life. A life on the farm can be very rewarding, but it can also bring hardships and isolation. If a farmer is feeling stressed about their work, it’s not easy to step back or take time off from their job. It can feel overwhelming, and take a toll on their mental wellbeing. Unfortunately, it’s an issue that has impacted too many people in my community.

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