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Farmers’ suicide rates, mental health draw conversations

Farmers’ suicide rates, mental health draw conversations

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

October 27, 2019

Studies show that farmers’ suicide rates have been nearly four times higher than that of the general occupational population, but calculating those rates is extremely difficult and unique to the agricultural profession. While it is a challenge to study farmers’ suicide rates, it is critical in...

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