Posts tagged Suicide
Suicide And The Ag Community

The suicide rate among folks in agriculture are alarmingly high. The suicide rate for men in farming, fishing and forestry is 90.5 per 100,000, which is the highest of any occupational group, but it is believed that it is under-reported, so it is quite possibly much higher. The rural/farming/ranching community can be a very proud, quiet community. When challenges arise, very rarely does it do any good to keep quiet and not talk about them.

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