Farm / North Peace Applied Research Association

Farm Type: Applied Research - Crops and Forage




North Star

NPARA is a non-profit, producer-driven applied research and demonstration organization located in Manning, Alberta.

Our mission is to serve farmers within the county of Northern Lights and the M.D of the Peace #135, and to meet the special needs that results from our unique climatic, geographic and soil conditions.

Promote best management practices in the agricultural community.
Introduce producers to new agricultural production technologies and practices.
Conduct adaptive and applied research to determine the feasibility (cost-effectiveness) of new technologies and practices.
Provide unbiased, third party results during extension events.
Serve as a bridge from the agricultural community to the local community, and continuously engage the public on the theme of agricultural sustainability.

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Farm Details

Host Name: Josee Aitken


Phone: (780) 836-0641



Start Time: 10:00 AM

End Time: 4:00 PM

Date: Saturday August 17th


Address: 234059 Twp Road 910 North Star Alberta T0H 2M0


If coming south from Manning, on Highway 35 (Mackenzie Hwy), drive for approximately 7kms and then turn West on Township Road 910.
If coming north from Dixonville on Highway 35, drive north for approximately 36kms and then turn West on Township Road 910.

Drive for approximately 750 m (1/4 mile) west on Twp 910 and then turn South and go down the driveway. There should be a sign at the driveway that says NPARA Demonstration Farm and the driveway should have a shelterbelt. Farm should have a shop with two secans and a campshack.

Land Location – NW 32-90-23-W5

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