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.
Agriculture Workshop for Military Veterans
The Valley Event
WHEN: January 25,2014
The University of Texas-Pan American
1407 E. Freddy Gonzalez Dr. Edinburg, Texas 78539
Business Planning Workshop
The second session of the workshop focusing on business planning is scheduled for San Antonio.
WHEN: January 11,2014
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service,
Bexar County Office
3355 Cherry Ridge Suite 208,
San Antonio, TX 78230
Follow Up Workshop Registration
Texas AgrAbility does not have funds to purchase Assistive Technology. We will, however, attempt to locate
Assistive Technology funding sources.
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