Opinion

Physical challenges used to be the toughest obstacle facing farmers. But thanks mainly to automation and other forms of technology, that’s no longer the case. Still, there’s a sense of stress and anxiety on many farms, even though food production should be getting easier. Why is that? Well, a few theories exist, starting with isolation. One of the very things that draws people to farming – that is, the tranquility of the countryside and the prospect of being their own boss – also keeps them apart from a lot of human contact, sometimes even with their own family. Another theory…

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