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January 2010

National AgrAbility Project News

Next AgrAbility all-staff call. Mark your calendars for Thursday, February 18 at 3:00 EST/2:00 CST/1:00 MST/12:00 PST.Call-in information and a preliminary agenda should be sent within the week prior to the call.

AgrAbility Webinar Series: Hand Controls for Agricultural Users - Monday, February 22 at 3:00 p.m. EST/2:00 p.m. CST/1:00 p.m. MST/12:00 p.m. PST. More

NTW 2010 – Plans are already underway for the 2010 National Training Workshop to be held in West Virginia. Are you interesting in participating on the planning committee? More

The Arthritis and Agriculture web site is live!  Please visit

The new Spanish fotonovela, ¿Podrá ser la ARTRITIS lo que me causa DOLOR? is a resource that can be used when discussing  the topic of arthritis with migrant and seasonal farm workers or with other Spanish-speaking populations. More

An educational resource booth was presented by Amber Wolfe at the National Rural Health Association’s Multicultural and Multiracial Rural Health Conference in Memphis, TN (Dec. 9-11, 2009). 

Goodwill and AgrAbility:A look back at 2009 and a look forward to 2010. More

PowerPoints from the 2009 NTW presentations are now available to view on our web site. Check it out at

State and Regional AgrAbility Project News


The Ohio AgrAbility Program officially hit the ground running in December. and they now have everyone in place to move forward with the program. Kent McGuire at The Ohio State University will be the Ohio AgrAbility program coordinator, and John Zeller with Easter Seals will be the Rural Rehabilitation Coordinator. More


Farm Talk,a newspaper serving the production agriculture and agribusiness community of southeast Kansas, southwest Missouri,northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, met with Oklahoma AgrAbility Program Manager, Sandra Stevenson, to discuss the Project and how it assists getting farmers back in the field. More


Check out the latest post on the Vermont AgrAbility Project Farm Safe blog:

Staff Changes


Jenny Conder, Arthritis Foundation-Indiana Chapter AgrAbility team member, has been promoted from Health Promotions Director to the Indiana Executive Director of the Arthritis Foundation-Heartland Region! 

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