Karen Funkenbusch, director of the “Missouri AgrAbility Project” leads the project’s lFarm Safety, Mechanization, and Ergonomics team. She has over twenty-five years of experience in developing, educating and evaluating non-formal and formal farm safety and health education for rural farm families and their employees. Her grant-funded projects include beginning women farmers/ranchers; farmers/ranchers with disabilities; Hispanic/Latino farmworkers; underserved, limited resources, socially disadvantaged minority farmers/ranchers; and Veteran farmers/ranchers. Funkenbusch also teaches agricultural safety and health within the Division of Food Systems and Bioengineering and serves as the State Health and Safety Specialist for Human Environmental Sciences Extension.
232 Agricultural Engineering Building
Columbia, MO 65211
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