University of Maryland Extension

Stress Management on the Farm


The truth is that farming is hard on both your physical and mental health. Explore a variety of self-care tips to protect your health and sanity as a farmer. Dig into practical and empowering stress-reduction techniques to incorporate into your weekly routine during the busy growing season

Presenter: Kim Rush Lynch, University of Maryland Extension,



Current Directions in Stress and Human Immune Function

Managing Stress During Tough Times

Preventing Farm-related Stress, Depression, Substance Abuse, and Suicide

Psychological Stress and the Human Immune System: A Meta-Analytic Study of 30 Years of Inquiry

The American Institute of Stress

Stress Self-Assessment

Weathering the Storm: How to Handle Stress on the Farm

Manage stress to increase farm safety

Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome

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