For real time maps and up to date local information on crop insects throughout the growing season click here

Time to scout for Diamondback Moths – click on link for more info:  http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex2540/$file/622-19.pdf?OpenElement

The new cutworm guide is out! Click here for more information.   Click here for free download of the: Cutworm guide 

MEETING WITH CROP COMMISSION: 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 click here for more information!

Registration is now open for the 2017 Western Canada Conference on Soil Health and Grazing. For more information and to register click here: https://www.absoilgrazing.com/registration


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.

A special message from the grade 1 class at Manning Elementary School click here

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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