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AgrAbility Frequently Asked Questions
AgrAbility Frequently Asked Questions - Articles Articles
Find common questions and answers regarding the AgrAbility program that supports accessibility in production agriculture. More
AgrAbility Awards Prizes to FFA Chapters for Bridging Horizons
AgrAbility Awards Prizes to FFA Chapters for Bridging Horizons - News News
AgrAbility PA's inaugural Bridging Horizons Contest concluded this spring with two winners! More
AgrAbility Hosts Annual Advisory Board Meeting
AgrAbility Hosts Annual Advisory Board Meeting - News News
The AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians Advisory Group held their annual meeting in State College on March 16. More
Pictured: U.S. Rep Thompson with AgrAbility PA staff members Kendra Martin and Dr. Connie Baggett
Assistive Technology Matters: Gather in Washington, D.C. to Inform Legislators - News News
AgrAbility PA joined the National AgrAbility Project for a day of informing legislators, staffers, and legislative aides about the important and necessary role of assistive technology. More
Todd Zimmerman with the 3-ton bulk feed bin.
Improved Workflow Enhances Farm Living - News News
Todd Zimmerman knows about the benefits of working with an occupational therapist (OT) to ease his pain and better his workflow around the farm. More
Bovine Pedicures Taken to New Heights
Bovine Pedicures Taken to New Heights - Articles Articles
Tim Fuller’s pedicure clients are pretty hefty. Averaging about 1500 pounds, his ‘girls’ can be a little touchy about getting their nails done. More
Lynn Chamberlain's Story
Lynn Chamberlain's Story - Articles Articles
D-E-T-E-R-M-I-N-A-T-I-O-N is the alternate spelling of Lynn Chamberlain’s name who has determinedly pressed on despite coping with significant back and knee pain for nearly a decade. More
Cancer, Leg Amputation Not Enough to End One Man’s Dream to Farm Cancer, Leg Amputation Not Enough to End One Man’s Dream to Farm - Articles
For the past 25 years, Glen Weaver has played a key role in the 2700 acre grain and corn operation owned by Elvin Stoltzfus in Union County. More
Farm Modifications Provide Pain-Free Independence for Bradford County Dairyman Farm Modifications Provide Pain-Free Independence for Bradford County Dairyman - Articles
David Walrath has farmed the rolling hills of Northern Bradford County for nearly 60 years. More
Dairymen Given a ‘Leg-up’ After Double–Knee Replacement Dairymen Given a ‘Leg-up’ After Double–Knee Replacement - Articles
Jerry and Jayne Deal have deep roots in Somerset County. Over 200 years ago, one of Jerry’s relatives was an original recipient of the William Penn land grant and settled to farm. More
Father/Son Producers Overcome Injuries to Continue to Farm Father/Son Producers Overcome Injuries to Continue to Farm - Articles
Tim and Blane Sturgeon, successful father-son dairy producers from Lawrence County, PA, understand the challenges of farming with serious health conditions. More
Brothers Walk Tall on the Farm Despite Genetic Bone Disorder
Brothers Walk Tall on the Farm Despite Genetic Bone Disorder - Articles Articles
Imagine spending your entire life growing no taller than an average 8-year-old and wanting to farm, and you may have some idea what it’s like for brothers Tim and Colby Lehman. More
Assistive Technology Assistive Technology - Articles
Modifications for ag worksites vary depending on the disability and farm operation. Many AgrAbility clients in PA have deterioration of joints, arthritis and back injuries from years of farming. More
Penn State Students Raise Funds for a Young Farmer with a Disability
Penn State Students Raise Funds for a Young Farmer with a Disability - News News
PSU students in ag fraternities, a sorority and several clubs held a “Penny War” and spaghetti dinner at University Park which raised nearly $1,000 for a Pennsylvania farmer with a disability. More
Dr. Connie Baggett presented the awards on stage to Nina, Nick and Kennedy.
AgrAbility Recognizes Winners of Bridging Horizons Contest - News News
Cumberland Valley, Central Columbia, and Columbia-Montour A.V.T.S. are winners in the Bridging Horizons Contest which promote success for farmers and their families with disabilities. More
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