The Do More Agriculture Foundation is welcoming a new executive director. Megz Reynolds, former Saskatchewan grain farmer and well-known online agriculture advocate, has been hired to lead the organization that is focused on being a national leader, voice and champion for mental health in Canadian agriculture. She replaces Adelle Stewart, who led Do More Ag since… Read More

Blue Monday — the third Monday in January — is said to be one of the most depressing days of the year. Theories from across the world say that this is because it’s one of the coldest times of the year, we are still recovering from financial strain after the Christmas holidays, and we’re struggling… Read More

It’s that time of the year where we are through the rush and excitement of the holiday season, and things to look forward may seem few and far between. The “winter blues” are very real. The days can be cold and the hours of daylight are short. If you’re looking for some validation for things… Read More

The national rural mental health training program, presented by the Do More Agriculture Foundation (DMA) and Farm Credit Canada, is entering its third year. Applications are now open for the next year of training. The education program is focused on mental health in the ag sector and is aimed at developing the capacity for mental… Read More

The Do More Ag Foundation has launched its second awareness campaign since forming back in 2017. It Starts With Me will focus on the language around mental health and how a small change of your words can have a huge impact on someone’s well-being. “Our words can have such a powerful impact, whether verbalized to others,… Read More

A not-for-profit foundation focused on addressing mental health challenges in Canadian agriculture will officially be launched in Edmonton next week at FarmTech. The Do More Agriculture Foundation kicked off its online and social media presence this week. The initiative is the brainchild of its four founders: Kim Keller, Lesley Rae Kelly, Himanshu Singh and Kirk… Read More

 

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