About Us

Who We Are

The North Peace Applied Research Association (NPARA) 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 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.

Meet Our Team

Josée Aitken B.Sc


manager@npara.ca; extension@npara.ca; admin@npara.ca

Madison Fox M. Sc.

Research Coordinator


Megan Wong B.Sc

Research Technician


Amber Aardema-Hamelin

Research Assistant


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Our Partners

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