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Tools For Today's Farmers

Tools For Today's Farmers

By Purdue Extension Farm Stress Team
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
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Tools For Today's Farmers -- #farmstrong With Armstrong

Tools For Today's Farmers

Risk Management, Interpreting Ag Indexes, And More!
Dr. Jason Lusk and Dr. Todd Keuthe from the Agricultural Economics and Center for Commercial Ag at Purdue University discuss risk management options, interpreting Ag indexes, and share where to find the many Purdue programs and reports available to help Indiana farmers.
January 11, 2021
A Conversation With the Dillhoff Farm Family
Andy and Sara Dillhoff talk about the many farm-related stresses they face, but find working to complete the many small tasks within the work itself can help relieve stress -- and that the overall pride of purpose of "the life" is a reward that makes it all worth it, year after year.
December 14, 2020
Keeping Pace on the "Technology Treadmill" and Other Farm Stressors
Dr. Joe Molnar, Professor of Agricultural Economics in Rural Sociology, discusses his research on stress specific to Farmers and shares resources and ideas to better cope and prepare for the variety of stressors in Farm Life.
November 30, 2020
A Conversation With Angela Sorg About Farm Stress
Angela Sorg, a Health and Human Sciences Education with Purdue Extension with over 20 years of experience as a Mental Health professional, discusses the stressors unique to the farming community, healthy ways to cope with stress, and how Purdue Extension programs like "Weathering the Storm" can help.
November 16, 2020
A Conversation With Indiana Farm Bureau President, Randy Kron
Randy Kron shares Indiana Farm Bureau initiatives that work to give farmers a voice and provide support.  He is especially excited about a brand new program, INFB Health Plans, designed to make healthcare more affordable for Indiana farmers.
November 2, 2020
A Conversation with Gary Truitt, the Voice Of Hoosier Ag Today
Gary talks about his connections to the Indiana agricultural community and the pride he takes in serving the needs of farm families for over 35 years.  He also shares information about the Indiana Farm Equipment and Technology Expo, an event that showcases the latest tech to help farmers farm better and more profitably.
October 19, 2020
Purdue Basketball Coach Matt Painter
Coach Painter shares how he leads, motivates, and encourages his players to become mentally and physically stronger and develop into well-rounded individuals, and talks about his hopes for the upcoming season.
October 5, 2020
Indiana Farmers and the Purdue Extension Alliance
Dr. Jason Henderson, Senior Associate Dean and Director of Extension in the College of Agriculture, shares how Purdue Extension continues to serve as an ally to Indiana Farmers.
September 21, 2020
Tools For Today's Farmers -- #farmstrong With Armstrong
Max Armstrong reflects on his lifelong connection to Agriculture, the best advice he was ever given, and the upcoming Farm Progress and Husker Harvest event, the Farm Progress Virtual Experience -- available live September 15, 16, and 17 at or
September 14, 2020