A Wet Spring Is A Tough Spring (June 2005)
This article describes the impact of a wet spring on the mentality and coping styles of farmers who face daunting weather conditions. This normalizes the experience but does not lessen the impact of the additonal costs, labor and worry that delayed plantings cause.
HELPING FARMERS WITH DISABILITIES
In a profession that depends on physical abilities and labor, one would surmise that these disabilities would be devastating and permanent, forcing people to abandon their goals, dreams and life work. It doesn’t have to be that way.