Round hay bales
Americans feel less connected to their communities post-COVID, according to a 2023 U.S. Surgeon General’s report on loneliness and social isolation. Montana State University has partnered with MU Extension and the MU Department of Psychological Sciences to study the connection between loneliness and mental health in agricultural workers and rural residents.

Loneliness can be as harmful as smoking

Skip Richter holds some compost in his hands. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Laura McKenzie.)

AgriLife Research studies bison in Texas

K-State highlights digital agriculture technologies