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NY FarmNet Family Consultants Elaine Eaton and Audrey McDougal after presenting TSL for the Cornell Vet School in September of 2023.

Field Note

While suicide is a leading cause of death nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, rates soar even higher in rural areas – between 64 and 68 percent higher than in urban areas. Farmers, in particular, are...
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Thousands of rubber ducks race down Cascadilla Falls during the 21st annual 4-H Duck Race.

Field Note

A wave of yellow splashed down Cascadilla Creek Falls in Ithaca on Sunday, April 28, as 3,000 rubber ducks made their return to the 21st annual CCE Tompkins County 4-H Duck Race. Hitting the water after a three-year hiatus, the ducks bobbed and...
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