Tester's new bill addresses mental health in ag community
September 26, 2019
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., in a conference call Wednesday afternoon, announced his Seeding Rural Resilience Act, which will bring mental health resources and awareness to rural communities.
"As a farmer, I know firsthand the importance of family farm agriculture in rural America. But I also know that farming and ranching has never been easy," Tester said. "That difficulty can take a toll on producers because farming or ranching isn't just about making a buck - working the land that's been in your family for generations is a way of life in rural America."
Tester said that they have to...