Rooted in Research

Through unbiased, producer-led applied research and extension, we support those who grow and raise food for Albertans.

Farming Resources

Whether you're interested in the latest crop research, looking to take part in a pest management survey, or wanting to maximize your livestock feed yields, we have the resources to back you up.

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Environmental Stewardship

We help you combine sustainable farming practices with profitability to ensure your family farm will be there for generations to come.


Crops & Pest Management

Resources for pulses, oilseeds and cereal crop production in the Lakeland.




Forage & Livestock

From grazing in the summer to feeding in the winter, our forage and feed program aims to decrease your costs and increase your profits.


Research for Your Farm

Lakeland Agricultural Research Association runs innovative and sustainable agricultural studies in Northeastern Alberta. Through applied research, demonstrations, and extension programs we offer unbiased and trustworthy information to local farmers.

Upcoming Events

From our field tours to webinars to workshops, our events will keep you firmly planted in the latest research and agricultural trends in the Lakeland

Trials & Projects

The selection of crops best-suited to our Lakeland growing environment is key to a successful farm. By conducting regional variety trials and related projects we provide the latest information on agricultural production in the Lakeland.

Latest News

We bring you the most current and relevant information, updates and news on our organization and on agricultural trends and practices in the Lakeland.

Summer Agricultural Field Technician

Lakeland Agricultural Research Associations (LARA) is a producer run organization conducting leading edge applied agricultural research and extension ...

2021 LARA Annual Report

The 2021 LARA Annual Report is available! Join us to hear about research results from the past year. ...

Moose Lake Nutrient Budget Release

This past year, all the tributary sampling, in-lake and sediment cores were used to create a nutrient budget ...

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