Authors as Published

Authored by Garland Mason, AgrAbility Virginia Program Coordinator, Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, Virginia Tech; and Kim Niewolny, Associate Professor and AgrAbility Program Director, Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, Virginia Tech

This publication is available in a PDF file format only.

This is a publication on farm stress and grief in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes a description of the ways stress and grief may impact farmers, a list of suggested coping strategies, and an extensive list of resources related to mental health and COVID-19.

More COVID-19 resources can be found at COVID-19.


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Publication Date

May 1, 2020