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Stress on the Farm

Farming and Stress go Hand-in Hand

Stress has always been a regular part of farm life. The pressures of the weather alone can be overwhelming. Then, add in insect and weed control, market fluctuations, and numerous other factors that can impact farm life and levels of stress.


CBC posted an article this week with some great support resources. They are urging farmers to be mindful of their mental health. Click here to read the full article.

Who to call?

Farm families can reach out for help at Farm Stress Line: 1-800-667-4442

The link below to the National Farmers Union gives multiple resources and phone numbers for a variety of farm emergency resources and support. The information is given for each province and ranges from legal services to anonymous mental health support lines. Click here to see the full list for across Canada.

When it’s time to Sell?

At Cawkwell Group, we know how stressful it can be to sell a family farm. We have been there ourselves, and we know how important it can be to have a trusted guide and fellow farmer at your side during the process. Contact Ted anytime to discuss your needs, your concerns, and the future of your farm.

Ted can be reached by phone at 1-306-327-7661 or email at ted@cawkwellgroup.com. Don’t hesitate to call Ted if you want support selling your farm. And, most importantly, stay healthy and use the resources listed above when times are tough.