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Rancher Researcher Videos are now available for viewing!

Rancher Researcher Pilot Project – The following stories of innovation are from Alberta ranchers participating in the Rancher Researcher pilot project. For the full video visit:

Rancher Researcher Expansion Project – The following stores of innovation are from Alberta ranchers participating in the Rancher Research expansion project. For the full video visit:

Applications are now being accepted for Hay West 2021. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), working with farmers across the country, has launched a relief program to move hay to drought-stricken livestock producers in the west. For more information on the program please go here .
Go here to access the application directly.
Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association is pleased to announce the 4th annual Regenerative Ag Conference, celebrating Regen Ag Farming in Manitoba. This event will be held November 15-17 and will focus on water, soil health and producer prosperity! Please visit here for more information.
We are pleased to provide information on how ag recycling works in Alberta, and what some of the challenges and opportunities are, click on the PDF below for more information!
How Recycling Works

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 2020 Notikewin/Keg River water quality report!


August Field Tour

Summer Solstice Tour


Grade 1 Garden Planting

Soil Health & Carbon Workshop

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!