See What’s Happening at NPARA

Industry working group says provincial government’s approach to management over regulation of FHB will improve competitiveness for Alberta farmers, read the news release here

New and interactive forage selection tool launched for Western Canada, read the full media release here

Check out this ‘In the Field’ webinar series from the Alberta Wheat Commission, links to the webinars can be found here.

Be sure to take a look at this information on AC Saltlander: a salt-tolerant forage for Western Canada, the PDF can be accessed here

Here is the link to the Alberta Insect Pest Monitoring network. You will find a collection  forecast maps, in-season maps and videos. Please click here to access!

Also you can find insect information on the Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Blog as well as Predictive Model Updates for both insects and diseases.

Helpful Tools for Selecting and Seeding Cover Crops

Midwest Cover Crops – Cover Crop Decision Tool

Smart Mix Seed Calculator

Our Latest Projects & Events

Reports on our 2019 Trials are available!

For more information on the Canadian Agricultural Partnership and to visit the CAP website click here

Check out this great video summarizing what we do and what we’re about!

Click here for the 2019 Notikewin/Keg River water quality report!

Summer Solstice Tour


Grade 1 Garden Planting

Soil Health & Carbon Workshop

Let’s Talk Soil!

Quinoa Trials

NPARA’s Membership Benefits

Our Mission

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

Our Vision

To promote a future in agriculture through improved stewardship.

Our Services

Thousand Kernel Weights; Age Verification; Environmental Farm Plan; Pest Identification; Variety Selection.

Mail Outs

Members receive annual report, newsletters and other mail outs to keep you up to date.

Our Library

Members have access to our library and reading materials.

Rental Equipment

NPARA has a variety of equipment available to our members for rental use.

Join NPARA - support & provide input for research & extension programs!