AgrAbility offers 3-day web conference

AgrAbility logoThe AgrAbility Virtual National Training Workshop (VNTW) is offering a series of six, one-hour webinars conducted over three days.

The preliminary schedule is:

  • Tuesday, January 29
    • 12:00 p.m. EST: Identifying Fatality and Injury Risks for Senior Farmers
      • Sean Tormoehlen, National AgrAbility Project
    • 3:00 p.m. EST: “Virtual” Assistive Technology Show & Tell
      • Paul Jones & Steve Swain, National AgrAbility Project
  • Wednesday, January 30
    • 12:00 p.m. EST: Working with Shoulder Injuries in Agriculture
      • Ned Stoller, Michigan AgrAbility & Curt Bishop, Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy
    • 3:00 p.m. EST: Updates from USDA/NIFA on AgrAbility and Related Programs*
      • Aida Balsano, USDA/NIFA
  • Thursday, January 31
    • 12:00 p.m. EST: The Accessible Farm Shop: Considerations for Design and Safety
      • Shawn Ehlers, National AgrAbility Project
    • 3:00 p.m. EST: Beginning Farmer Basics
      • Tamara Benjamin, Purdue University

Please visit the VNTW website for session descriptions and more information.

A question & answer period is scheduled for each presentation.

Registration Information

To participate in any of these free webinars, use this link to access the online registration form by Friday, January 25. Instructions for accessing the sessions will be sent to registrants by Monday, January 28.

Contact AgrAbility at 800-825-4264, or email if you have questions.

*Presentation of the USDA/NIFA webinar is contingent on the resolution of the federal government shutdown.