Join NPARA and help support applied research projects in your region!
The North Peace Applied Research Association is a non-profit, producer driven organization that has been in operation since 1988. The North Peace Applied Research Association’s mission is to serve farmers within the County of northern Lights and the M.D of Peace #135, and to meet the special needs that results from our unique climatic, geographic and soil conditions. To meet these needs, NPARA conducts applied research as determined by our Board of Directors. Our goal is to promote soil and water conservation, agricultural production, marketing and technology transfer.
Your membership includes NPARA’s annual report, newsletters and other mail outs to keep you up to date on new technology and provide information on tours, meetings, workshops and seminars! Members also have access to our library and reading materials. For a list of available books and materials available for sign out click on the link below.
Membership: $20/person or $40/farm unit
If you would like to download the Membership Application, please click on the link below. You can print off the application, mail it to us and include your membership fee. If you are interested in additional membership information, please feel free to contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact our staff if you would like additional information about NPARA and its activities!
|Address: Box 750 Manning, AB T0H 2M0||Ph: (780) 836-3354 Email: email@example.com|
Nora Paulovich Tom Fromme
Research Coordinator/Manager Cereal & Oilseed Specialist
Courtney Vandemark Deb Perrier
Research Technician Admin Assistant
2016 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
|President: Peter Bigler
Box 10, Hotchkiss, AB T0H 2B0
|Vice President: Al Dumas
Dixonville, AB T0H 0E0
|Secretary/Treasurer: Leanne Pharis
Box 63, Hotchkiss, AB T0H 2B0
Box 666, Manning, AB T0H 2M0
Box 6052, Peace River, AB T8S 1S1
Box 88, Manning, AB T0H 2M0
Box 1427, Grimshaw, AB T0H 2W0
County of Northern Lights
NPARA serves an area of 616,637 arable acres within the County of Northern Lights. The total land area of the County is 20,749 km2 (5,127,189 acres).
Land Use by Crop (Acres)
|Other field crops||338|
|Hay – Alfalfa||59,822|
|Hay – Tame||44,514|
|Forage for Seed||10,094|
For a summary of the percent of seeded acres by crop (wheat and barley) for the Peace River Region, click here.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Agriculture