Laura Weddle
Extension Specialist

Professional Profile

Laura is the Extension Specialist for Farm Stress and Rural Mental Health. She will support farm and ranch stress related programming, including a focus on rural mental health. Her work will include the management of the USDA supported Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network Project, program development, and implementation and evaluation of programming.

A native Kentuckian, Laura has previous experience working in administration in the nonprofit sector, specifically advocacy programming. She is passionate about human services programming, and enjoys working with community-based initiatives that promote safety, health, and wellness.


MBA Candidate, Organizational Leadership, Northern Kentucky University

B.A., Interior Design, Eastern Kentucky University

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