Texas AgrAbility’s ACE program is a funded project of the USDA. Texas AgrAbility’s focus is on connecting, assisting and empowering agricultural
producers, their family members and employees with disabilities and chronic health conditions to stay engaged
in production agriculture.
Assisting persons involved in
production agriculture to remain in production agriculture in the event of an acquired disability or
a chronic illness. Assisting service providers to better understand the
unique needs of the agricultural community as it relates to acquired disabilities and chronic illnesses
through training and technical assistance.
Connecting persons to viable resources specific
to their individual needs and specific to their agriculture business type. Connecting the
Empowering persons who choose
agriculture as a way of life and as an economic pursuit to remain in production agriculture. Texas AgrAbility’s
mission is to educate the production agriculture community in the navigation process of
acquiring services in the event they or a family member acquires a disability or a chronic
illness and provide resources to assist them in their effort s to remain in production agriculture.
Additionally, Texas AgrAbilty program can provide unique assessments of the agricultural business and make
recommendations for accommodations specific to an individual’s need.
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Upcoming 2014 Workshops
San Antonio-Business Planning January 11
Edinburg- Introduction January 25
Edinburg-Business Planning March 1
Dallas- Introduction February 15
Dallas- Business Planning March 15
Belton-Introduction May 17
Belton- Business Planning June 28
El Paso-Introduction April 26
El Paso-Business Planning May 31