Childcare and Farm Survey

Farmers, ranchers, and their partners raising children wanted! Researchers are looking for primary caregivers of children under 18 to participate in an online survey about how they are juggling children and work. Full and part-time farmers and ranchers are welcome to participate and may choose to enter a raffle to win one of fifty $50 checks. For questions or to request a paper survey, contact Florence Becot at 715-389-9379 or becot.florence@marshfieldresearch.org.

To fill out the online survey, visit this link: https://redcap.link/Survey1_FarmersRaisingChildren

Female farmer with children

 

Farmers and Ranchers Sought for a Study about Balancing Children and Work

Farmers, ranchers, and their partners raising children wanted! Researchers are looking for primary caregivers of children under 18 to participate in an online survey about how they are juggling children and work. Full and part-time farmers and ranchers are welcome to participate and may choose to enter a raffle to win one of fifty $50 checks. For questions or to request a paper survey, contact Florence Becot at 715-389-9379 or becot.florence@marshfieldresearch.org To fill out the online survey, visit this link: https://redcap.link/Survey1_FarmersRaisingChildren 

Long-Term Care Insurance

For people who are concerned about potential long-term care (LTC) costs, LTC insurance may be an option.  Several insurance companies sell these policies that pay out to cover some or all LTC costs.  There are many different types of policies and coverages available.  For example, some coverages may start soon after LTC is needed while some coverages will […]

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Mental Health First Aid ®

Do you know how to identify signs of worsening mental health in adults?
Would you know how to respond and provide support if someone was experiencing a mental health crisis?

In Ohio, 16 of the 17 counties with the highest rates of suicide are rural. Behind every number is a person who was a friend, family member, colleague, or neighbor. Sign up for Mental Health First Aid training and learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of mental health challenges in adults and how to help in a mental health crisis.

How this course works:

  • Register to attend at: https://go.osu.edu/farmstress22mhfa
  • Complete 1.5 hours of self-paced learning online (access to materials provided approximately two weeks prior to training)
  • Attend an interactive and engaging virtual training hosted on Zoom.

FLYER

Upcoming Trainings:

Sept. 29
Oct. 7 or 27
November 4
December 2

This course is valued at $170 but is FREE thanks to funding from a USDA FRSAN grant.*

*This research was supported by the intramural research program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, 7 U.S.C 5936, Section 7522 of FCEA of 2008, Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN).

Ten Tips for Packing Waste-Free Lunches

With a new school year upon us, now is a great time to share Ten Tips for Packing Waste-Free Lunches, an easy-to-read guide to help families be more sustainable, save money, and eliminate single-use items. This tip sheet was written by the OSU Extension Sustainability Team and is just one of many useful and easy-to-share educational resources created by the team. You can see all our tip sheets, videos, and other resources at: https://fcs.osu.edu/programs/resources/sustainability