https://globalagnetwork.com/ag-state-of-mind-with-jason-medows/podcast/asom-ep-52-monica-kramer-mcconkey I always love when a farm kid goes to school, pursues a career, then uses that career to help out farmers. Monica Kramer McCojkey is a farm kid turned counselor who has returned to her roots helping out farmers in times of need. We talk about her upbringing and her journey to wanting to … Continue reading ASOM Monica Kramer McKonkey
Greetings Everyone! I know, I suck! I just looked and the last time I wrote a full length blog was in June. I broke a major promise to myself saying that I was going to write a blog per week in 2020. Chalk another thing up to not going as expected in 2020. With that … Continue reading Livestock Show Complete: A Reflection
Stress on the farm is real. Let someone know if you are struggling (iStock) Greetings everyone. I wanted to let you all know about an opportunity to share your experiences of farm stress anonymously. If you listened to this week's podcast episode with Katelyn Duban, you may have heard me mention a survey that is … Continue reading Survey On Farm Stress
A few months ago, Missouri Department of Mental Health reached out to my family and I and asked us to be a part of their Help Him Stay campaign. Of course, we were more than happy to oblige. I love these shots of our family and our farm and the message of encouraging men to … Continue reading Help Him Stay
I'm not sure I will even publish this I'm appalled at what is happening in America. I'm appalled that a man who swore to protect murdered another man by negligence. I'm appalled that this is a polarized subject. I'm appalled that racism exists in 2020 America. I'm appalled that so many are so intolerant to … Continue reading Stop and Listen
Last month, I was asked to write a guest blog for Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri. You can find the original post here As Mental Health Awareness Month winds down, I wanted to share this post again with our audience. Anne Shaw-Heinrich is the VP of Development for MHA-EM as well as a fellow … Continue reading Real Men Talk About Mental Health
Join us for our upcoming webinar for a real life discussion about mental health with farmers and mental health professionals alike. A continued reminder. This coming Wednesday May 20 we will be holding the “Breaking Ground” webinar where we are unearthing mental health in agriculture. Session will be taped so be sure to register at … Continue reading Breaking Ground: Unearthing Mental Health in Agriculture
Getting your morning off to a good start can set the mood for the entire day.
Taking away the less productive tasks from our operation has left time for things like running to fill my cup Greetings folks!!! Spring is finally here in Missouri. We have spread fertilizer, turned our cows to green pasture, I'm already behind on cutting my grass, Keri and the boys are planning our garden, and we've … Continue reading I Have To Be Busy!!
In the game of poker the strongest hand you can have is the royal flush, if you are not a poker player a royal flush consists of a Ten, Jack, Queen, …Royal Flush