Thème : Mental health in the workplace

Balancing farm work and family life

Balancing work and family life is one of today’s hot topics. When it’s done right, it can be a source of health and well-being. But can one balance farm work and family life? Let’s see how a better understanding of farmers’ work-family balance can help shed new light on the specific challenges in their lives.

A major public health issue

In the past two decades, work and employment relations have undergone huge transformations. With regards to work organization, new management methods have resulted in high intensity work, bringing about an increase in the pace and rhythm of work, tighter control on individual production and elimination of idleness.