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.
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 work is supported by AgrAbility grant #2022-41590-38127 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.