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Tester's new bill addresses mental health in ag community


September 26, 2019

Jon Tester

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...

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