Kansas AgrAbility Agriculture Assistive Technology (AT) Specialists combine their knowledge of agriculture with disability expertise to provide farmers, ranchers, and farm workers with the specialized services needed to safely accommodate their disabilities in everyday farm and ranch operations.
Furthermore, the project engages extension educators, disability experts, rural professionals ,and volunteers in offering an array of services.
Kansas AgrAbility Project staff provide a range of no-cost assistance to farmers, ranchers, and farm workers who have disabilities. AgrAbility can also help by:
- Providing information and educational materials for farmers, ranchers, their family members , and the professionals who serve them.
- Recommending farm equipment adaptation, home modifications, and adaptive equipment.
- Providing peer support from other farmers and ranchers with disabilities.
- Referring families to local service providers.