Why Do Some Farmers and Ranchers Overcome Limitations from Accidents and Illnesses and Others Do Not? AgrAbility Works for Most.

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Robert J. Fetsch Candiss L. Leathers George A. Morgan


This article provides a summary review of several articles with data about the successful outcomes from the AgrAbility intervention for farmers and ranchers with functional limitations. The AgrAbility Project increased participants’ self-reports of quality of life, independent living and working, and/or psychological wellbeing. The article also hypothesizes that mastery motivation is a reason why some participants benefit more than others and provides some examples of successful AgrAbility intervention. Participants’ individual mastery motivation propels them to overcome their physical limitations and to return to as many aspects of their farming or ranching careers as possible.

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FETSCH, Robert J.; LEATHERS, Candiss L.; MORGAN, George A.. Why Do Some Farmers and Ranchers Overcome Limitations from Accidents and Illnesses and Others Do Not? AgrAbility Works for Most.. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 2, feb. 2020. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/2047>. Date accessed: 14 june 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v8i2.2047.
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