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MO Department of Ag opens stress helpline

The Missouri Department of Agriculture launched a new stress helpline for farmers and ranchers Monday.

MDA Communication Director Christi Miller tells Brownfield the 24/7 AgriStress Helpline is open through a partnership with the AgriSafe Network with health professionals knowledgeable on agriculture.

“I think that will make a difference when they answer the phone and understand what it means to say, ‘I have a hard time feeding my cattle,’ or my heifers didn’t breed,’ you know?

MO Department of Ag opens stress helpline