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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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You are invited to check out the "Taking Care During Tough Times" series featuring strategies to improve your well-being and reduce stress during this challenging time. The four-part series, led by Dr. Christine Chasek, can be viewed on your computer or smart phone. Audio recordings are also available.

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Steve Quandt-Born to Farm

Steve Quandt

Yes, Grand Island, Nebraska, area farmer Steve Quandt was Born to Farm. Steve is paralyzed from the waist down as a result of Guillain Barre syndrome.

This picture was taken on the day Steve received his Life Essentials pickup flatbed lift that will give him access to several tractors, a windrower, pickup, combine, and his utility vehicle. The remote control around his neck operates this specialized lift that will allow Steve to return to his implements and farming--his chosen profession.

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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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