Episode 187: A Most Serious Subject, Suicide on the Farm

7.21.20 Wheat farming is not just an industry, it is a legacy with many Pacific Northwest farms going back more than a hundred years within the same family. A physically demanding job, farming also requires mental toughness. But sometimes even that is not enough to make it through poor prices, rotten weather and meager yields. In episode 187 entitled: A Most Serious Subject, Suicide on the Farm, listen in as Don McMoran, WSU extension director based in Skagit County, talks about rising suicide rates and the factors that drive farmers to take their own lives. Subscribe to Wheat All About It! on iTunes or other podcast apps for Android phones like Stitcher and Pocket Casts. The podcast is also available at the Washington Grain Commission website at wagrains.org and on the WGC Facebook page. 

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