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CIL-NET Presents...an IL Conversation via Teleconference

AgrAbility: Agriculture Business and Independent Living

Presented by

Paul Jones, National AgrAbility Project

Cindy Chastain, Veteran Outreach Coordinator

Steve Etheridge, Vocational Rehabilitation

Tom Younkman, AgrAbility Specialist

February 16, 2017


Transcript for IL Conversation

Participants will be given the opportunity to learn:

  • What is AgrAbility?
  • Who are the special populations e.g. veterans returning to farming?
  • What are those vocational rehabilitation and farming possibilities?
  • How does access and the business of agriculture work?
  • How some centers are working with farmers (without an AgrAbility grant)?

Join the conversation via our teleconference line 281.404.1544 using PIN 9558554. 




Contact our Speakers

Intake Form


AgrAbility Powerpoint

AgrAbiity Survey


AgrAbility website





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This IL Conversation is presented by the CIL-NET, a national training and technical assistance program of Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU), and was organized and facilitated by APRIL.

IL Conversations originated with the University of Arkansas, CURRENTS.

For more information contact:

Mary Olson
APRIL Director of Training and Technical Assistance

APRIL and the IL-NET

52 Corbin Hall

University of Montana

Missoula, MT 59801


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PRESENTED BY CIL-NET: Support is provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living. No official endorsement of the Department of Health and Human Services should be inferred. The CIL-NET is part of the IL-NET national training and technical assistance project (90TT0001) for centers for independent living and statewide independent living councils. The IL-NET is operated by Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) in partnership with the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL) and Utah State University Center for Persons with Disabilities.         

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