What can Nebraska AgrAbility do for you?

Through the help of Nebraska AgrAbility, assistive technology, and funding sources in Nebraska, men and women with disabilities can continue to do what they love – farm. Nebraska AgrAbility can provide the following no-cost services:

Information and Referral

Nebraska AgrAbility provides information about farming with a disability, financial services, agricultural resources, rehabilitation, and communities throughout Nebraska.

On-Site and Technical Assistance

  • Restructure work tasks / operations
  • Modify farm equipment and tools
  • Recommend assistive technologies
  • Explore alternative agriculture enterprises

Secondary Injury Prevention

Nebraska AgrAbility creates awareness and provides information on preventing further injuries or disabling conditions.

Peer Support

Nebraska AgrAbility connects farmers with disabilities with others who have successfully accommodated their disability.

Training and Education

Nebraska AgrAbility provides training and education about farming with a disability to rehabilitation and health care practitioners, agricultural professionals, emergency response organizations, and other community agricultural groups.

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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