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c. 3. Programs carried out by the Under Secretary for Rural Development of the Department of Agriculture;

Current Narrative:

Department of Agriculture: VR participants utilize the Indiana AgrAbility/Breaking New Ground Outreach Program located at Purdue University. This program assists farmers with disabilities to assess barriers and the need for accommodations and identify possible resources.  Breaking New Ground provides outreach to rural communities across a spectrum of disabilities including spinal injuries, amputations, arthritis, back impairments and behavioral health; making referrals to Indiana VR as appropriate.