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South Carolina AgrAbility

South Carolina AgrAbility

The vision of AgrAbility is to enhance the quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities so that they, their families, and their communities continue to succeed in rural America. AgrAbility consists of the National AgrAbility Project (NAP) and State/Regional AgrAbility Projects (SRAPs). Both the NAP and all the SRAPs must be partnerships between a land grant university and at least one nonprofit disability organization (National AgrAbility, 2023).

AgrAbility South Carolina will support cross-training between Able SC and Extension agents from Clemson and South Carolina State for individuals with disabilities who engage in farming or farm-related occupations.

Getting Assistance
If you are an agricultural worker needing assistance, visit the South Carolina AgrAbility website for a full list of contacts. AgrAbility Projects generally do not provide direct funding to agricultural workers for adaptive equipment and other goods or services. Instead, such funding is often provided by state departments of vocational rehabilitation services (VR). Currently, Dr. Lance Beecher is the primary contact for AgrAbility assistance in South Carolina.

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