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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.

News

Brrrr...It's Cold Outside Thursday, November 1, 2018

Winter WeatherCold weather is here or maybe it isn’t, after all we are living in Nebraska a state that is known for shall we say diverse weather! No matter the weather if you are farming there are chores that HAVE to be done every day, even if it is -40 with a 50 mile an hour wind.

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Success Stories

Rodger Harms-Long Time Volunteer

Rodger Harms-Success Update

Fate struck instantly for Rodger Harms on a cold, dark October night in 1994 during corn harvest. As he reached into a combine, without the aid of a flashlight, a pulley crushed his right hand. In searing pain, the Kenesaw farmer, staggered to his grain truck a quarter mile away, wondering if he could save the mangled hand, wondering if he’d ever farm again.  Despite efforts by his medical team, Harms’ entire right hand was eventually removed and he was fitted with a prostheses.

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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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