WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $500,000 to the North Dakota Department of Agriculture. 

The funds will be used for the North Dakota Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network project to develop and supply resources, offer educational programs, facilitate stress assistance efforts, and build partnerships to address the topic of farm and ranch stress and improve health and well-being for those working in agriculture and their operations.