New research sheds light on farmer suicide in Wisconsin

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Heard On The Morning Show
A row of corn can be seen in front of a farm.
Corn grows on the side of a road Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Fayette, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

Suicides have increased in Wisconsin by 32 percent from 2000 to 2020, with higher rates among rural residents and farmers. We speak with a suicide prevention expert to learn why this is happening and what can be done to help.

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  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Sara Kohlbeck Guest

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