Clubroot is in the Peace Region

A Step by Step Guide to Grow Barley

Harvesting and using high moisture grain in cattle rations

ALBERTA FARMS & RANCH SAFETY GRANT-to support Health & Safety

Alberta Farms & Ranch Safety Grant

Alberta Farm Health and Safety Grant

Farm Health and Safety Grant



FEAP-Alberta Grant

On-Farm Solar PV program Alberta

Soil health and grazing cattle on high legumes

Growing Hemp in Northern Alberta-the Northern Advantage

Agriculture Research in Northern Alberta

Effects of root zone salinity on crop growth and production: Dr. Ross H. McKenzie and Top Crop Manager

History of the Fort Vermilion Research Station

Great events in the Peace Region

Visit the Peace Country Beef Association’s (PCBFA), North Peace Applied Research Association (NPARA) and SARDA Ag Research for great agriculture and environmental programs.


Environmental Farm Plan: Building on a Solid Foundation

Did you know that EFP is a voluntary whole farm self assessment tool? Its 100% free, and MARA can help you develop yours today

Enivironmental Farm Plan

Funding for Alberta Farmers

Canadian Agriculture Partnership

Visit the the Canadian Agriculture Partnership site on how you can get funding. MARA Staff can assist you with your application, including completing an EFP. 

Canada and Alberta Government

Farm Credit Canada donates to Mackenzie Applied Research AssociationFarm Credit Canada (FCC) AgriSpirit Fund donates to MARA. Thank you FCC

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Thank you for visiting the Mackenzie Applied Research Association. As a non-profit organization with volunteer producer board members, MARA is here to serve producers and residents of the Mackenzie County and beyond.

cow herds in Northern albertaOur ultimate goal is to help producers increase crop and livestock output, decrease production cost, increase return on investment in a greener sustainable environment.

In addition to the research trials and extension we deliver, MARA can also help you (Mackenzie County producers) with Environmental Farm Plans, Growing Forward applications, soil and water sampling, tissue and silage analysis. Did you know that MARA can support you to run full scale research trials on your own farm? Talk to us about it.

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