Agricultural Research Facilities Act

This Act authorizes demonstration grants to provide on-the-farm agricultural education to individuals with disabilities and their families who are engaged in farming and farm-related occupations. Grants are intended to initiate, expand, or sustain programs that:

  • Furnish direct education or assistance to individuals
  • Provide on-the-farm technical advice
  • Involve community and health care professionals in early identification of rural families in need of disability-related assistance
  • Provide specialized education to enhance competencies of rural agricultural professionals, rehabilitation and health care workers, vocational counselors, and other providers of services
  • Mobilize rural volunteer services


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