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Since 1995 Nebraska AgrAbility has helped individuals with disabilities overcome barriers to continue in their chosen agricultural profession.

Contact Nebraska AgrAbility at 800-471-6425 or e-mail at neagrability@ne.easterseals.com

The National AgrAbility Project and its state programs are supported by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) through a competitive grant process.

Nebraska AgrAbility staff Rod and Emily talk about what Nebraska AgrAbility is, how it can help farmers and ranchers with disabilities, and how sources like VR, NCBVI, and NCDHH can utilize our services for their clients as well on this YouTube Video.

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Rehabilitating Disabled Farmers and Ranchers: A Priority in Rural Nebraska Thursday, September 2, 2021

Occupational and physical therapists are invited to “Rehabilitating Farmers and Ranchers with Disabilities.”  The day-long seminar is planned for Monday September 27, 2021 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. via Live Zoom conferencing. It is sponsored by Nebraska AgrAbility, Continuing Education Units have been applied for with NPTA and will be awarded for the seminar.

Most do not realize it, but when a farmer or rancher is discharged from care following an injury or serious illness, he or she is not only returning home, but is also returning to an industrial work site.

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Success Stories

Wendell A. Rohrer in his pickup truck.

It Could Change Your Way of Life

Wendell A. Rohrer was a 63-year-old farmer in Nebraska when he was introduced to Nebraska AgrAbility.  Wendell farms corn, alfalfa, soybeans, and prairie hay, and runs cow/calf pairs. 

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Nebraska AgrAbility is a joint effort of the University of Nebraska Extension and Easterseals Nebraska. This material is based upon the work supported by the Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under special project number #2006-41590-03461.

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