Disabled Research

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Tennessee AgrAbility 
Living with a disability can be challenging, but imagine the difficulty if youíre a farmer. Now thereís a program to help disabled producers with their equipment, farm management, and overall outlook.

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AgrAbility Lift 
People with disabilities can still be a part of agriculture. UT Extension coordinates a program called AgrAbility where the disabled can get modified farming equipment and emotional support.


Recent Publications

Evaluation and Implementation of a Minimal Monitoring System for Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) Detection in Low-income High-rise Housing.  Vail, K. M., and J. Chandler.  2017.  Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Urban Pests, 99-101, Birmingham UK, Mathew P. Davies, Carolin Pfeiffer and William H. Robinson (eds). Printed by Pureprint Group, Crowson House, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 1PH UK.

ZappBug Heater Directions for Senior Asset Managers in KCDCís High Rises for the Elderly and Disabled.  Chandler, J., and K. M. Vail.  2016.  EPP Info Note #476.

Residents feel bed bugsí bite: Housing complex for elderly, disabled struggles for months with infestation.  Vail, K. M.  2009.  Knoxville News Sentinel interview by Rebecca Ferrar, October 30, 2009.