As dairy farmers struggle through their fourth year of depressed milk prices, there are growing concerns that many farmers may be a risk of becoming depressed themselves. The outlook for milk prices for the next year is so bleak it has heightened worries about farmer suicides.
When Agri-Mark paid its farmers in January, the check included a letter that listed crisis hotlines for organizations that can help farmers who are feeling financial stress, depression, or having thoughts of suicide.

Read the letter from Agri-Mark to farmers: https://s3.amazonaws.com/mountainlake.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/16173633/newspapers-of-new-england-valley-news-agrimark-letter.pdf