THIS year has brought even more uncertainty and unexpected changes which has led to pressures on the farming community to grow, the UK’s oldest farming charity has said.
RABI, the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution, has launched a new package of services designed to help people deal with complex challenges.
As part of the new support, RABI is launching a new online wellbeing community and counselling service to farmers across England and Wales.
But farmers in Herefordshire have also backed the new service from RABI.
Emily Jones, who lives on her boyfriend’s potato and arable farm in Sarnesfield, near Kington, said managing your own mental health is incredible important.
“Mental wellbeing is important to me because it affects everything,” Miss Jones, who’s also an agriculture student, said.
“It affects how we think, how we act and how feel, and therefore being proactive and addressing our own personal mental health is incredibly…
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