Tag Archives: Assistive Technology

Assisstive Technology Spotlight: Utility Vehicle (UTV)

One of the most common recommendations AgrAbility makes is for a utility vehicle (UTV). They are great solutions to assist individuals with mobility around the farm. There are many modifications and attachments that can then be added to UTVs to further assist the individual. One great modification, especially this time of year, is an enclosed…
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AT Spotlight: Grain Auger with Drop Points

This is a solution that will enable individuals with various disabilities to continue feeding their livestock. Large or small, all livestock operations require a daily feeding routine. Moving the feed from storage to the animals is typically the most physically demanding and repetitive portion of the task. On smaller farms, using wheelbarrows, buckets, shovels, and…
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AT Spotlight: Walk Through Gates

Gates of all types and sizes can be found in locations all across the farm. Without realizing it we can be opening and closing gates hundreds of times a day! Many of us take the ability to do so for granted. But unlatching and opening the gates can be especially difficult for individuals with upper…
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AT Spotlight: Spring Loaded Automatic Gates

Growing up on a farm the "shotgun" seat wasn't the coveted seat in the pickup truck... it was the middle seat we all wanted! Sitting in the middle seat meant you didn't have to jump in and out to open and close gates. :) But when you are working solo (and the middle seat isn't…
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