Morning Ag Clips carries UMaine announcement about AgrAbility funding

Morning Ag Clips carried a University of Maine announcement about funds awarded to UMaine Extension to continue the Maine AgrAbility project. The project, part of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)’s Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities, is a partnership between UMaine Extension and Alpha One, Maine’s Center for Independent Living, the announcement states. Maine AgrAbility, which has provided direct services and technical assistance to more than 470 agricultural producers in the state since 2010, has received a four-year $720,000 USDA-NIFA grant to support its continuing outreach efforts, Morning Ag Clips reported.