Ted is a mental health practitioner with over 30 years of experience in counseling in rural areas. His focus has been farmer mental health support.

 

Matthews also has extensive counseling experience in the areas of PTSD, crisis intervention, family issues, suicidology and domestic abuse.  Featured on the Huffington Post, MPRNews, CNN, NPR, AgriNews, Successful Farming, Prairie Farmer and many others, Ted offers his expertise to help the general population to better understand farming culture.

 Public Speaking   

Agriculture is unlike general industry in a number of respects—economically, socially, psychologically and geographically. These things must be considered when working with farmers. Ted Matthews works with farm business-related entities across America. He offers training specific to each group and need.

Keynote Address

Half-day Training for Groups

Breakout Sessions

Public Speaking and Trainings Inquiry  

What is in it for you?

Developing better communication skills ​with family & the ag professionals you work with.

Ted has been invited to speak at colleges, conferences, governmental bodies and local groups such as:

University of Georgia

Illinois Farm Bureau

 

Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service 

State Mediators

Minnesota Association of Ag. Educators

National Association  of Agricultural Educators

USDA

University of Minnesota

Farm Business Management Minnesota

Women in Dairy sponsored by University of Minnesota Extension

Down on the Farm by Department of Ag:  Training Series

Farm Bureau Washington DC

Farm Service Agency

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