by Marc and Julie Anderson firstname.lastname@example.org It's been a problem since the 1980s. Called "ag stress," it refers to pressures felt by farmers or those within the agricultural industry. It can lead to depression, despair and even suicide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate among farmers is 1.5 times the national rate.
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