On Friday, April 28, NPARA board members and staff met with representatives of the 4 commissions in Peace River, click here for an account of the meeting and the outcome.

Soil Your Undies Initiative for Soils Week, click here for more information!

Registration is now open for the 2017 Western Canada Conference on Soil Health and Grazing. For more information click here To register click here

Looking for information on insects throughout the growing season? Click here

The new cutworm guide is out! Click here for more information  Cutworm guide here

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.


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


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