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June 24, 2017: Field Tours at the Fort Vermilion Experimental Farm (MARA Research Station)- Cost is Free  

June 28, 2017: Grazing School with Jim Gerrish (from USA). Starts at the Heritage Centre at 10:00 AM and continues at grazing sites after lunch. Cost is $30-40 

August 11, 2017: Agriculture Fair, Trade Show and Field Tours at the Fort Vermilion Experimental Farm (MARA Research Station). Tour bus leaves start at 9:30 AM- Cost is Free  

August 12, 2017: Trade Show, Agriculture Fair, Bench Show, Livestock grooming & more at Fort Vermilion Experimental Farm (MARA Research Station)- Cost is Free  


 


MARA Field Tour Poster-June 24 2017

 

 

 

Jim Gerrish at La Crete, Alberta on June 28, 2017 with Mackenzie Applied Research

 

Northern Alberta Agriculture Fair and Trade Show-August 11 2017


Thank you for participating in MARA’s 2017 Northern Ag Update. Special appreciation to the Speakers and to Mackenzie County, Alberta Government, Alberta Canola Producers Commission and Alberta Wheat Commission for supporting 2017 Northern Ag Update. 


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.


Peace Canola Survey Summary 2016


Alberta Crop Commissions Working to Minimize Carbon Levy Impact

 



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


 


Growing Forward Programs

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Visit the GF2 site for the latest updates. MARA Staff can assist you with your application, including completing an EFP. 

Canada and Alberta Government

 

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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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Got questions, comments, feedback? Contact us today. MARA is there to serve you.

 

 

 



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