Feb 6, 2019
You are invited to Columbus Ohio for a conference!
Ohio AgrAbility: Building Independence Through Agriculture
Date: Tuesday February 26, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Location: Nationwide and Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH 43210
Link to registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/n6q7m1
Contact: Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator, 614-292-0622, Akgerman.firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb 4, 2019
Ohio AgrAbility will be presenting at the March 23th 2019 We Dig Ohio Urban Agriculture and Community Gardening. The event will be located at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 East Broad Street Columbus, OH 43203.
Jan 29, 2018
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $836,494 in support for farmer safety and health. Through education, this support aims to help prevent fatalities and serious injuries associated with the farming profession, and provide assistance to those in need. More...
Nov 14, 2017
Save the Date
March 19th-22nd 2018
The AgrAbility National Training Workshop, the premier training event addressing issues of disability in agriculture. Professionals and consumers from all over the country will participate in four days of plenary sessions, breakouts, tours, networking, and special events.
This year’s conference headquarters is the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel located in downtown Portland, ME
Oct 24, 2017
Thursday November 2, 2017 9:30 am – 11 am in Ag. Engineering Bldg Room 219. Registration begins at 9 am
Training will be also live-streamed. Register by Monday October 30 call 614-292-0622, or e-mail email@example.com Login information will be provided after registration.
S. Dee Jepsen, PhD, Program Director
Charlie Landis, Rural Rehabilitation Coordinator
Sep 27, 2017
Farm and Dairy, September 14, 2017
Jeff Austin doesn’t let disability keep him from farming
Aug 14, 2017
LONDON, Ohio — Getting older or injured generally won’t stop a farmer from working.
But work does not have to be painful. Changes can be made to a tractor or a combine, such as adding a lift to get aboard them more easily or adding a camera to keep a farmer from having to turn his or her head to see behind.
Jul 14, 2017
The vision of AgrAbility is to enhance quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities, so that they, their families, and their communities continue to succeed in rural America.
Read more in the
2017 AgrAbility Impact Brochure.
May 4, 2017
Easterseals Sunburst Newsletter May 2017
The Easterseals Story: AgrAbility
Making Dreams Come True
Jan 12, 2017
Save the Date! 2017 AgrAbility National Training Workshop on March 20-23 in Knoxville, Tennessee