Tag: Maine AgrAbility

AgrAbility News for July 2018

National AgrAbility Project News The full Senate passed its version of the Farm Bill, so now the House and Senate will convene a conference committee to reconcile differences between their respective versions of the bill. Both versions currently provide continued authorization for AgrAbility.  Read more news from NAP. What’s Happening with Maine AgrAbility Project Coordinator […]

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Free Farm Safety Stickers Available

Farmers have the seventh most-dangerous job in America. Annually, there are 26.2 work-related fatalities per 100,000 full-time farmers, according to Business Insider. Of the 268 farm deaths in 2011, 54 percent were transportation related. With harvest season underway, many Maine farmers and farm workers are operating farm tractors in fields and on roads. To promote […]

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Keep Farming Using Technology Solutions

Archived Webinar from 9/24/2013 In this webinar, participants will learn more about Maine’s AgrAbility program and about the farmers who are using these services. The presenter will discuss farmer’s disability related needs; look at technology solutions including off-the-shelf products, adaptive equipment, farm modification, and software products. The presentation will also include funding options. Target audience: […]

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