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April 2019

North Carolina

Whitacre Farms tour at 2019 NTWNC AgrAbility Partnership provided a one-day workshop to the Whitaker Small Farm group at The Center for Environmental Farming Systems - Small Farm Unit in Goldsboro, NC, on March 5. Dr. Kyle presented information about the NC Agromedicine Institute programs and the veteran farmer services in NC. Beatriz presented the NC AgrAbility program, "Work Smarter Not Harder," and an ergonomic tool design exercise. Participants were provided with the opportunity to try the different ergonomic tools and adaptive equipment display by NC AgrAbility. The activity was attended by 17 participants.

NC AgrAbility representatives at the 2019 NTW

NC AgrAbility participated at the AgrAbility National Training Workshop (NTW) March 25-28 in Lincoln, Nebraska. At the event, NC AgrAbility Partnership was widely represented by staff, partners, farmers, and students, who participated as speakers, poster presenters, panelists, exhibitors, donors, and volunteers.

Submitted by Beatriz (Betty) Rodriguez