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UNR Extension offering online help to farmers managing stress

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Posted at 1:01 PM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 16:16:20-04

University of Nevada, Reno Extension has convened a panel of experts and will host a free online session July 7, 10-11:30 a.m. PST, specifically to provide information to agricultural producers to help them manage any such struggles they may be experiencing.

The session, titled “Stress and Mental Wellness Check,” will feature a wide vareity guests to speak on mental health and give out advice.

The session is part of an online series, “Agriculture: Living Beyond a Pandemic,” being organized and presented by Lindsay Chichester, Extension educator in Douglas County, Nevada.

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The sessions are offered via Facebook Live, with Chichester opening each one with an introduction about the topic, followed by brief presentations by the speakers. Then, the majority of each session is driven by questions from participants.

For the link for the July 7 session, and details on future sessions, go to https://extension.unr.edu/program.aspx?ID=186.

For more information, email Chichester at lchichester@unr.edu or call 775-782-9960 (leave a message and she will call you back).