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Cost: $150
CE Credits: 3.5 hours

You may qualify for a scholarship!

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FarmResponse® is an On-Demand 3.5-hour continuing education course developed by national experts from the AgriStress Response® Network. AgriSafe’s FarmResponse course includes the full range of competencies necessary to provide appropriate mental healthcare for agricultural producers and their families. This knowledge is critical for a healthcare professional to care for a farmer’s total health effectively.

Training topics covered in FarmResponse
  • The Total Farmer Health Model
  • AgriBusiness Factors Impacting Mental Well-Being
  • Agriculture Work Factors
  • Family Dynamics
  • Agrarian Culture and Values
  • Special Populations
  • US Agricultural Producer Demographics
  • Agricultural Community Healthcare Challenges
  • Opioids and Alcohol Issues in Agriculture
  • Suicide and Agriculture
  • Resources and Referrals
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Scholarship Information

If you live or are licensed to practice in the following areas, you may be eligible to take FarmResponse for free:











North Dakota


South Dakota




Submit an inquiry form to take FarmResponse for free!

The FarmResponse course was developed in Articulate, an award-winning interactive virtual training product that meets the needs of e-learner’s professional development. FarmResponse will be housed in AgriSafe’s Learning Lab. The course format allows the learner to complete the course in sections, ensuring busy healthcare professionals the flexibility to make progress on their own time. The standards for professional development with learning objectives and required post-test were incorporated into this course. 

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The Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety offers 0.35 CEU or 3.5 contact hours of participation. This course is eligible for 3.5 CPH Recertification Credits and is sponsored by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. The following groups of professionals have been able to use these CEUs in the past; Industrial Hygiene (CIH), Certified Public Health Professional(CPH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Nursing (RN, LPN), Social Work (LSW), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), Audiology (ABA), and others. Please contact your accrediting agency regarding any questions about receiving credits.

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The Minnesota Medical Association designates this enduring series for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and AgriSafe Network. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Continuing Education for Georgia Licensed Professional Counselors: 3.5 CORE Hours on-demand (asynchronous) contact hours of continuing education have been approved by the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA CE Approval #2023-03-01-448AW)

Continuing Education for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors: The Louisiana Counseling Association is approved by the Louisiana Licensed Professional Board of Examiners to offer continuing education clock hours. This presentation has been reviewed and approved for 3.5 CE clock hours for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors.

Continuing Education for Louisiana Occupational Therapists: This course is approved for 3.5 CE credits by the Louisiana Occupational Therapy Association in accordance with the authority granted through the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.

Program Sponsors

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FarmResponse is the product of many hours of work by experts from agriculture, healthcare, law, business, and education.

Meet our content creators:

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Tara Haskins, DNP, MSN, RN, AHN-BC

Program focus: FarmResponse Project Coordinator and Content Developer

Dr. Adam Kantrovich headshot.

Adam Kantrovich, PhD

Program focus: Content Developer

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Kate Pigott, JD

Program focus: Content Developer

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Shelbie Powell, MPH

Program focus: Content Developer

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Carolyn Oldham, MSED, PhD

Program focus: Content Developer

Teresa Younker headshot.

Terasa Younker, MA

Program focus: Content Developer

Dr. Heidi Radunovich headshot.

Heidi Radunovich, PhD

Program focus: Psychological Education Specialist and Content Developer

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Sarah Dauterive, MLIS

Program focus: Digital Content, Health and Safety Reference

Following content development, FarmResponse was reviewed by experts in instructional design, web development, health and safety, and agriculture. Meet the reviewers:

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Cheryl Beseler, PhD

Program focus: Outside Expert Reviewer, Evaluation Consultant and Adult Learner Specialist

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Sherrard Crespo, LCSW

Program focus: Outside Expert Reviewer

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Alexis T. Mason, MD

Program focus: Outside Expert Reviewer

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Shane McVay, APRN, FNP-BC

Program focus: Outside Expert Reviewer

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Amanda Stone, PhD

Program focus: Outside Expert Reviewer

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Paul Tran Austin, BA, BS, MA

Program focus: Outside Expert Reviewer


  • Diversifies and strengthens mental health care delivery for healthcare professionals serving agricultural communities

  • Increases patient provider engagement in treatment

  • Improves patient care outcomes

  • Increases patient satisfaction with healthcare professionals

  • Decreases stigma in agricultural communities

  • Receive continuing ed in a variety of fields

I feel I learned a lot in each chapter. This was a very thorough training - well done!

Victoria Schwandt, LMSW, VIA LINK

Overall I thought this…taught me a great deal of what farmers go through and the barriers they face.

Shane McVay, APRN, FNP-BC, Green Clinic