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Greener Pastures

Andrew Cohn, Sam Mirpoorian
Andrew Cohn, Sam Mirpoorian
A man is cutting a log in a pasture.

American farmers are dealing with more economic hardships and pressure than ever before. Globalization, mechanization and climate change have left the agriculture industry at a dark crossroads. Greener Pastures is an intimate portrait of four American families, exploring the rise of suicide rates and growing mental health issues among Midwestern farmers.