In the next couple months, Iowa Farm Bureau is offering webinars, a recorded webcast and more to help farmers during the difficult and stressful time.
A webinar on effective communications will be held on June 18 at 1 p.m. The webinar, Effective Ag Communication in Stressful Times, is designed to help farmers learn how to have difficult conversations which could be required because of the market downturns. More information and pre-registration is available here.
On June 23 at 1 p.m. Karl Setzer of AgriVisor will present marketing ideas for corn, soybeans, hogs and cattle during these turbulent times in a webinar: Ag Markets: Finding Calm in the Storm. More information and pre-registration is available here.
Just this past week, IFBF scheduled a webinar entitled Farm Stress Management with Personalities in Mind for Thursday, July 16, at 1 p.m. For more information and/or to pre-register and receive reminder e-mails, please click here.
In addition, members can view an online recorded presentation (19 minutes) highlighting Potential Bright Spots in Dismal 2020 Corn Revenue Outlook. Hope for 2020 crop revenue may need to come from risk management decisions already made and decisions yet to come. For an article and to get a quick link to the presentation, go to https://tinyurl.com/bscr20
Additional resources are available at: https://www.iowafarmbureau.com/Stress-Mental-Health-Resources