Farmer Assistance Program

November 13, 2021

Education & Health

Farmer Assistance Program

NWA Daily

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture awarded grants to 3 Arkansas entities for farm and ranch stress.

  • Local farms: One of the three Arkansas entities that will receive money is the Division of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas. The Division will receive a total of $99,840 to put towards support.
  • For health: The grant will be used to train 16 Mental Health First Aid workers to begin establishing a resource for those in the field of Agriculture. The U of A Division will also create a website for the agriculture industry to engage with mental health experts virtually.

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