AgrAbility helps farmers with disabilities and their families succeed. The program links MU and Lincoln University extension services with a nonprofit disability organization to provide practical education and on-the-farm assistance that promotes agricultural and rural independence.
Missouri AgrAbility can...
- help determine if you're eligible for agency services
- perform a customized, on-site assessment of your farm or ranch
- recommend effective and safe solutions to help you overcome limitations
- provide educational resources to support your goals
- connect you with a peer support network
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), administers the AgrAbility Project. If you are interested in AgrAbility services, please contact us at 1-800-995-8503 or email us at AgrAbility@missouri.edu.
Meet the experts
- Jim Crawford FIELD SPECIALIST IN AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
- Karen Funkenbusch SPECIALIST, EXTENSION HUMAN ENV. SCIENCES
- Patricia Barrett COUNTY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST IN AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT
- Amie Schleicher FIELD SPECIALIST IN LIVESTOCK
- Joseph Koenen COUNTY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST IN AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT
- Kelly Cochran CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
- Patricia Snodgrass FIELD SPECIALIST IN HOUSING EDUCATION
- Rebecca Blocker FIELD SPECIALIST IN HOUSING EDUCATION
- Rebecca Mott ASST. EXTENSION PROFESSOR., EXTENSION HUMAN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
- Sherry Nelson, LCSW, MSW. FIELD SPECIALIST IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
- Willard Downs