From organic to conventional, MARA conducts different trials at the plot and field scale levels to support crop production. Currently, barley, canola, corn, faba bean, flax, field peas, hemp, oats, soybean and wheat are the focus of our agronomic program
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
Environmental Farm Plan: Building on a Solid Foundation
Funding for Alberta Farmers
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.
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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.
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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Got questions, comments, feedback? Contact us today. MARA is there to serve you.
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