Minnesota has added a second rural mental health specialist. Monica McConkey has worked in the mental health field for the last 25 years, including her most recent experience at Prairie St. Johns. McConkey also operates a consulting business that focuses on the issue emotional stress in agriculture called Eyes on the Horizon. Most recently, McConkey has participated in TransFARMation, a series organized by the Red River Farm Network and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. McConkey will work through AgCentric beginning October 1, serving farmers in the northern half of the state. McConkey will also work collaboratively with the current rural mental specialist Ted Mathews.
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