The Behavioral Health Specialists will live and work in rural Colorado to identify research-based stress assistance information and evidence-based programs, suicide prevention training, advocacy, and resources, make visits on the farm or ranch, and make referrals to other behavioral health professionals as needed. They will identify resources, support and expand the work of the Colorado AgrAbility Project with five or more winter workshops, network with behavioral health providers, work with other agricultural organizations to receive input from ranchers and farmers, provide best practices via webinars, trainings, workshops, and other activities to reduce stigma of ranchers and farmers seeking and following through with consulting with local behavioral health providers. Operating and travel funds will make it possible for these four regional specialists to respond quickly to assist and support rural individuals, families, and communities who experience a behavioral health crisis to reduce stress and prevent suicide and to refer them to local behavioral health providers.
For questions regarding the application process, contact the Office of Equal Opportunity at (970) 491-5836 or email email@example.com.
For questions regarding the job vacancy, responsibilities, and salary, please contact Chad Reznicek at Chad Reznicek@colostate.edu.
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“Census of Agriculture data is accurate, credible and diverse. It’s broad enough that it allows us to make connections, but it’s also specific enough that we’re able to accurately identify the needs of young farmers.”
- Michelle Lynn Hughes, Associate Director of Regional Food Programs, Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming
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- Lucy Toyama, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, Tufts University
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Join this collective voice by responding to the census with information about your farm or ranch. You have the information and power to influence decisions that will shape the future of your operation, community, and industry.
Your response provides input for future agricultural planning and decision making. The information collected helps USDA work with other organizations and rural communities to develop short-term and long-term improvements, strategies, and safeguards to better serve you.
Results from the 2022 Census of Agriculture will play a role in determining future decisions about:
• Agricultural research
• Beginning farmer programs
• Conservation programs
• New agricultural technologies
• Production practices
• Rural economic development
• Telecommunications connectivity
(i.e. broadband expansion)
Transportation and marketing locations
The information you supply in your census response is important -- regardless of the size or type of your operation. Some of the information you provide is not collected by any other means and helps to provide new tools, resources, and reports. The Census of Agriculture is your voice, your future, and your opportunity.
USDA will begin data collection for the 2022 Census of Agriculture in November 2022. Please respond in one of the following ways:
• Online at www.agcounts.usda.gov. Online reporting is fast, user friendly, and secure.
• By mail. Fill out the census questionnaire and return it in the prepaid envelope provided.
Your response to the Census of Agriculture is required by law (Title 7 USC 2204(g) Public Law 105-113).