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Our Rural professionals – Are we supporting the people who support our farmers?

Author: Sarah Johnson

Organisation: Kellogg Rural Leadership Programme

Published: July 2021

Country: New Zealand

Research type: Report, Quantitative.

Our Rural professionals are passionate people that are out having day to day interactions with our Food and Fibre Producers. Our rural community is isolated and mental health can be an issue for our industry. Are we ensuring that we are supporting the mental health of the people that are there to support our farmers?

This report undertook a survey of 184 Rural professionals across the RP landscape, asking a range of questions to gain a quantitative analysis into their mental health and that of their workplace.