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USDA-NIFA announces funding to support farmers with disabilities

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has been awarded funding from the U.S Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture to provide assistance to individuals farming with disabilities. A $180,000 USDA-NIFA grant will support AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians (AgrAbility PA), which is a partnership between Penn State Extension and UCP of…
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‘Tis the Season! YOU can help an AgrAbility client…

Penn State students of Delta Theta Sigma -- a social professional agricultural fraternity -- are hosting a fundraiser for an AgrAbility client! Funds raised will provide assistance to Matt, a garlic farmer in Central Pennsylvania who is living with multiple sclerosis. The primary fundraiser is a dinner this week in State College. DONATIONS BY YOU…
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