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
Environmental Farm Plan: Building on a Solid Foundation
Monday December 5, 2016: Livestock grazing systems and pasture management at La Crete Heritage Center
Thursday February 9, 2017: AGM, Farmers Appreciation Supper & presentation on “Maximizing Crop yield through Agronomic Practices”. Fort Vermilion Community Complex
Great events in the Peace Region
Growing Forward Programs
Visit the GF2 site for the latest updates. 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.
Please check the events section of this website for details of upcoming meetings. Subscribe to our free newsletter list. Want to be a member of MARA? Check out our application forms today.
Got questions, comments, feedback? Contact us today. MARA is there to serve you.
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