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Farm Progress America, October 7, 2020

Max Armstrong looks at news of a grant from USDA to support a new ag-related suicide education effort

October 7, 2020

Max Armstrong shares of the loss of suicide and it has not spared rural families. USDA recently announced a grant in Washington State for $7 million to look at ag suicides. Max shared how a pilot program in the state made a difference and the new grant will help expand the program to 13 states and provide an industry hotline for farmers.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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