Soil Health Practicioner Gabe Brown to Present at the 2017 Western Canada Conference on Soil Health and Grazing. Go here for more information

The North Peace Applied Research Association is a non-profit, producer driven organization that has been in operation since 1988, serving agricultural producers of the COUNTY of Northern Lights.  NPARA is a research and extension-based society conducting applied agricultural research, demonstration trials, research plots and extension.

The NPARA office is located at 116 – 4th Avenue in Manning (the old Treasury Branch building) and the research farm is located ½ mile west of North Star (4 miles south of Manning) on NW-32-90-23-W5M.


Confidently provide applied research and extension to encourage a healthy agriculture industry.


Promote a future in agriculture through improved stewardship

 Development of Oat Varieties by Dr. Jennifer Mitchell-Fetch, Research Scientist/Oat Breeder, Ag Canada, Brandon, Manitoba as presented at 2017 Peace Ag Update January 18

Managing Risk in Winter Grazing Systems A series of 47 videos showcasing ranchers across Alberta and how they have adapted to manage risk in winter grazing systems.


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