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AgrAbility PA …Farming with a disability? Visit AgrAbility PA’s exhibit at Ag Progress Days

PSU Ag Progress Days will be held August 10-12

PA staffers Abbie Spackman (left), project assistant and Kendra Martin (right), outreach coordinator (photos provided)

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Learn how farmers and agricultural workers persevere in agriculture despite a disability or health condition by talking to the AgrAbility PA staff at Ag Progress Days: Aug. 10-12, 2021.

AgrAbility PA is a non-profit that provides direct services and support to farmers and agricultural workers so that they can continue to or return to working in agriculture. 

Visitors to AgrAbility PA’s exhibit will learn about farm-related assistive technology, how to work with an occupational therapist for a farm assessment, and gain ideas for modifying workspaces and tasks around the farm. Free daily health screenings will be offered and a variety of additional health-related resources will be available.

AgrAbility PA will exhibit inside the Rural Health and Safety Tent located at the end of West 6th Street adjacent to the farm safety demonstration area.

AgrAbility PA is a statewide partnership between Penn State Extension and UCP Central PA in support of a project funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture [...]

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