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Nicole Tommell knows well the financial challenges today’s farmers face. But over the last few years, Tommell – an agricultural business management specialist for Cornell Cooperative Extension – has seen those challenges mutate and multiply...
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With training from Cornell’s NY FarmNet program, Nicole Tommell is helping farmers navigate mental health challenges as a certified mental health first aid instructor.

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In recent years CCE specialists have had to learn how to support farmers’ mental health, an occupation with one of the highest suicide rates.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Health + Nutrition