Farmers and ranchers experience many stress factors that are unique to their jobs and way of life. These stress factors are very di cult to cope with. These stress factors include: weather conditions, markets, time constraints, milk and commodity prices, crop and livestock disease, governmental regulations, high interest rates, high property taxes, foreclosure, bankruptcy, and competition.
Webster, Jill, "Mental Health and Stress Management" (2001). All Current Publications. Paper 393.