Supporting Farmers in Challenging Times

(Juneau) Farming is full of challenges which can lead to stress  and anxiety in the lives of farm families.  Be it from low commodity prices, unpredictable weather, untimely equipment breakdowns, and a narrow window of opportunity to complete daily and seasonal work, these stresses can be overwhelming.  The Dodge County UW Extension office will be hosting Farm & Business- Supporting Farmers meeting on Friday March 6th from 9am till noon.  This half day meeting is designed to help agribusiness professionals and agency staff feel more comfortable and confident when working with families in distress and to connect with others to provide support for the farming community.  The meeting is open to all individuals looking to learn more on how to support their farm families and clientele.  To RSVP for the Farm & Business – Supporting Farmers meeting, call 920-389-3790 or contact Amanda Young at the Extension Office at 920-386-3790.  Deadline to RSVP is This Wednesday March 4th.