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March 2014

National AgrAbility Project

For the third time in history, a president has included AgrAbility in his budget submitted to Congress. Prior to that, a member of Congress had to reintroduce AgrAbility into an omnibus funding bill each year. See page 84 on the attached document.

Submitted by Paul Jones

Amber Wolfe, AgrAbility project coordinator for the Arthritis Foundation, served as the facilities chair for the planning committee of the Midwest Women in Agriculture conference, held in Jeffersonville, IN February 19-20. Over 200 women attended the conference. Amber also set up an AgrAbility display exhibit at the conference.

Amber is the chair of the National Arthritis Conference committee that held their first planning call in late February. This national conference is scheduled for 2015 and more details will be forthcoming.

Submitted by Amber Wolfe