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June 2022


MU Extension campus and field faculty worked to increase the likelihood that individuals, including veterans, social disadvantaged, women in agriculture, and their families engaged in production (AgrAbility customers) will become successful and prevent secondary injuries by providing:

Submitted by: Joni Harper, Travis Harper, Brenda Schreck, Willard Downs, Tevin Uthlaut, and Karen Funkenbusch

Lincoln Universities Innovative Small Farmers Outreach Program (ISFOP), in collaboration with the MU Extension, facilitated the following:

Submitted by: Dr. Clement Akotsen-Mensah, Susan Jaster, and Mary Bolling

4-H Save Your Brain Program, in partnership with Missouri AgrAbility, was featured in the Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO) Connections Newsletter spring 2022 issue. The article highlighted the six-session curriculum that challenges youth to think about how to prevent brain injuries. The curriculum also includes a session on how to befriend individuals with brain injury. The hands-on curriculum helps 4-H members better understand brain injury and what they can do to prevent a brain injury.

Submitted by: Maureen Cunningham