American Farm Bureau Federation Vice President Scott VanderWal says the organization will focus on mental health in 2024. Farm Bureau has formed new partnerships to bring free mental health care to rural areas across the country. “Farming is so stressful and there have been numerous stories over the years of people not being able to handle it and bad things happen,” said VanderWal. “We don’t want anyone to hurt themselves or end their lives.” VanderWal also serves as president of the South Dakota Farm Bureau. “Right now, property rights and eminent domain are extremely important to their membership. It will be difficult to separate the climate change agenda from economic opportunities for agriculture.” Click here for the full interview with Scott VanderWal.
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