Rose honored with Y Prize for work in farmer mental health efforts

One of the goals of the Y Prize is to lessen the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation awards 2022 Y Prize for mental wellness efforts

Ashley Rose, organization director for Clinton, Fayette, Greene and Warren County Farm Bureaus, is the recipient of the 2022 Yvonne Lesicko Perseverance Prize.

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Our Ohio Weekly: Solar Energy in Ohio – Part 2

Learn more about community solar leases, how eminent domain fits into the solar discussion and how your tax situation may change if you become involved in a lease.

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Our Ohio Weekly: Solar Energy in Ohio – Part 1

That growing interest in solar energy in the Buckeye State has led to difficult discussions, tough decisions and a divide in opinion across the countryside. On this Our Ohio Weekly, we talk all things solar with two Ohio Farm Bureau experts.

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Harvesting Healthy Minds, and what does that mean for you?

Speaker Jason Meadows, producer of Ag State of Mind, touched on the importance of self care for the overall well-being of yourself, family and farm.

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‘Y Prize’ to be awarded for mental health solutions

The Yvonne Lesicko Perseverance Prize, the “Y Prize” for short, recognizes groups or individuals working to find innovative solutions to farmer mental health difficulties. Nominations are due July 31, 2022.

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Pike County Farm State of Mind Event

If you or someone you know is dealing with farm stress, ag crisis, or just need someone to talk to please use these linked resources or text “4hope” to 741741- free, confidential, 24/7. 

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Better You, Better Ohio! provides free health, wellness resources

Employers can use Better You, Better Ohio! to help manage and reduce their workers’ compensation and health care costs by having a healthier workforce.

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Our Ohio Weekly: Mental Health in Rural America

Addressing mental illness is a significant challenge in rural America due to unique barriers that include fewer primary care providers than in cities, as well as a lack of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners and broadband internet at home.

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New mental health nonprofit focuses on serving rural America

Nonprofit aims to end the suffering, silence and stigma around mental illness in rural America.

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