Today's Farmers weather more stress than ever before. Our podcast seeks to share important information, tools, and hope through interviews with experts in Agriculture and special guests from Purdue University. The Tools For Today's Farmers podcast is brought to you by the Purdue Extension Farm Stress Team. #farmstrong
Interview with Rob Braun
Join the Farm Stress Team as we interview Rob Braun, former Cincinnati TV News Anchor and now farmer in Kentucky. In this episode, we hear about Rob's journey to doing what he enjoys. Rob talks about the good and bad that come with farming and how he has overcame some challenges along the way. You won't want to miss this.
Global Farmer Resiliency with Tony Evangelo
Tony Evangelo with World Wide Sires talks about the Dairy Industry, global markets, impacts of foreign conflict and the overall resiliency that ties it all together. No matter where you go, Tony sees the community of farmers helping each other and overcoming challenges. World Wide Sires is a subsidiary of Select Sires.
Learning about ACEs with Dr. Carmen Jones
Dr. Carmen Jones explains the concept of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and how they affect physical, mental and social emotional health. Relating to the Ag Industry, we talk about how ACEs may affect farmers and farm families.
A Conversation with Bruce Kettler - Director of ISDA
Bruce Kettler, Director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture shares his experiences over 30 years in the ag industry. His experiences with stressful situations and how people react bring up good points and remind us to slow down and take a deep breath in a world that is primarily reactive to stress.
Playing the Hand You're Dealt with Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch
Lt. Governor of Indiana Suzanne Crouch shares her experiences with stress, her role in state agencies and how people perceive mental health. Her personal experiences combined with her position allow her to impact the lives of Hoosiers for the better.
The Stress of the Game
Susan Baughman talks about the experience of planning the 2022 College Football Playoff Championship held in Indianapolis. From growing up on a farm to running huge events, her insights on stress management create a unique perspective when applied to on-farm life.