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USU Extension Receives Funding For Rural Mental Health Resources

The Utah State University Extension has received $200,000 to invest in new mental health awareness programs for farmers, ranchers and other Utahns in rural parts of the state.

In a statement from USU released on Wednesday, the Western Region Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network Grant was the result of a partnership between USU Extension, 13 states and four territories. The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture recently announced the grants as a way to support agricultural producers. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.