Welcome to Nebraska AgrAbility
Nebraska AgrAbility is a partnership of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and Easter Seals Nebraska.
Since 1995 Nebraska AgrAbility has helped individuals with disabilities overcome barriers to continue in their chosen agricultural profession.
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.
When Randy Warnken and Annie Madsen started dating, Randy had mostly Angus cattle, but love can change things.
“My dad raised registered polled Herefords,” Madsen said. “Most women want a fancy house and fancy jewelry . . . I just wanted a cow, specifically Herefords. So, about eight years ago, Randy bought me five!”
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For the past 20 years, Nebraska AgrAbility, a collaborative effort of UNL Extension and Easter Seals of Nebraska, has supported Nebraska farmers and ranchers facing disabilities or disabling health conditions. Health conditions ranging from stroke to spinal cord injuries, the program provides specific recommendations for farm site and equipment modifications for farmers and ranchers to support them in reaching their full work potential and doing what they love most.
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