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Please join with Cooperative Extension colleagues on Tuesday, JULY 27 from 1-3 for the next FRSAN-NE Extension Cohort meeting. For over 4 months, the new Extension Cohort has been exploring ways to support Extension Cooperative programs to contribute to the USDA funded Farmers and Ranchers Stress Assistance Network-Northeast Region (see:  The Extension Cohort is an inclusive effort by Cooperative Extension personnel from across program areas, including agriculture, finance, public health, health insurance, economic and rural development, education, research and policy. 

Please join us at the July meeting as we celebrate being awarded FRSAN Cohort funding!  The funding will allow the Extension Cohort to create tools and materials to support helping Cooperative Extension personnel gain the skills and confidence needed to communicate more comfortably about farmer and agricultural worker stress and mental health issues. The 27 July meeting will offer the opportunity to discuss the implementation of the “Using Improvisation and Humor to Build Confidence, Communication and Community Resilience in Response to Stress and Mental Health Challenges”. (“The Humor Initiative”).  During the meeting we will introduce the consultants and discuss “next steps” of project implementation.  Please bring your ideas and inputs to discuss at the meeting. 

For more information and to answer any queries about the Extension Cohort, please contact Jerri Husch, PhD. Coordinator, FRSAN-NE Extension Cohort. 

This program is brought to you by University of Delaware Cooperative Extension, a service of the UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, a land-grant institution. University of Delaware Cooperative Extension in accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. If you have special needs that need to be accommodated, please contact the office two weeks prior to the event.



Start: July 27, 2021
1:00 PM (UTC/GMT -04:00 - America / New York)
End: July 27, 2021
3:00 PM (UTC/GMT -04:00 - America / New York)
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