Doug Avery, author of The Resilient Farmer, has launched a new workshop to help farmers improve their mental health and their businesses.
Initially established as an inhouse programme by Lion New Zealand, Alcohol&Me is now reaching nearly 30,000 New Zealanders.
The importance of seeing regularly to your wellbeing will be the focus of Farmstrong’s site at Fieldays.
DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed an increase in funding for mental health in yesterday’s Budget.
36% of rural general practitioners intend to retire in the next one to five years, a new study shows.
Farmers spend many hours planning their lives around the farming year, but often health and safety is left out.
A Gore farm machinery company’s shoddy repairs to a tractor have landed it with a fine of $239,063 and reparations of $103,459 awarded to an injured farm worker.
Farmers must accept individual responsibility for the industry’s poor health and safety record, says an industry health and safety leader.