Farming News & Updates

SHA is Coming

March 16, 2021

This SHA School will teach you: • Principles of Soil Health & Adaptive Stewardship • Restoring Vibrant Ecosystems Through Adaptive Grazing • Making Grazing Highly Profitable and Desirable • Farm Econo…

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January 29, 2021

LARA's Research Update and AGM are scheduled for March 2, 2021 at 7 PM. This will be via zoom.

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Summer Field Days

July 22, 2020

Our Summer Field Days are upon us. Check out one or all of our field days to learn about different trials, crops and learn from some experts in their fields.

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Upcoming Events (1)

January 02, 2020

Steve Kenyon from Greener Pastures Ranching will be joining us January 28 in Craigend and January 29 at Lac Bellevue Hall.

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Upcoming Events

February 13, 2019

There are many events coming up in the area. Please check out our events on our site!

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LARA Survey 2019

January 25, 2019

Survey Time! We need you to help us shape the future of our programs. Please fill out the LARA Survey today!

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Livestock Nutrition Discussion

November 09, 2018

Alberta Agriculture's Beef and Forage Specialist Barry Yaremcio discussed beef cattle nutrition and utilizing low quality feeds on November 1 in Fort Kent.

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HM 2018

October 05, 2018

Do you want healthier land, more time with your family, better quality of life and more profit? Holistic Management will provide tools to achieve your dream on your operation.

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Pulses Crop Walk

June 11, 2018

Join us to view hands-on demonstration on field pea agronomy and pulse varieties.

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Soil School

May 02, 2018

Nicole Masters of Integrity Soils is coming to St. Paul June 4 & 5 for an advanced soil school.

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Funding Available

April 09, 2018

CAP is the replacement for Growing Forward funding

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LARA Survey

December 18, 2017

It is that time of year again when we need your input into how we are doing and what you would like to see in future programming. Fill out our survey and join our email list for your chance to win a p…

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October 17, 2017

In association with The Demeria Memorial Fund, LARA is proud to bring safeTALK; a half-day workshop to increase awareness of mental health; learn the signs and how to get help for someone at risk of s…

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Welcome Dustin Roth!

September 06, 2017

We are pleased to welcome Dustin Roth into the Cropping Program Specialist position at LARA!

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Job Opportunity: Cropping Program Agronomist

April 24, 2017

LARA is currently seeking to fill the position of Cropping Program Agronomist.

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Livestock Nutrition

January 26, 2017

Did you miss out Cattlemen's Clinic? Don't worry, you can read Alberta Agriculture and Forestry's Barry Yaremcio's presentation on cattle nutrition here!

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Job Opportunity

January 05, 2017

LARA requires Summer Field Technicians to assist in our research, demonstration and extension programming.

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Nicole Masters Advanced Soil School

November 22, 2016

Nicole Masters of Integrity Soils in New Zealand is coming to Alberta! The Battle River Research Group in partnership with Lakeland Agricultural Research Association are excited to host Nicole in Verm…

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Cow-Calfenomics 2016

September 23, 2016

Managing Uncertainty in Alberta's Cow Calf Sector.

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Brush Control and Pasture Management Bus Tour

August 18, 2016

Tour stops include: chemical brush control, brushing demonstration and pasture aeration demonstration.

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High Legume Pastures Bus Tour

August 10, 2016

Learn from Producers' experiences and why they are keen to graze high legume pastures. The focus will be on establishment and how to be successful with high legume pastures.

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Open Gate Learning Day

July 04, 2016

Successes and Challenges by Long-Time Holistic Management Practitioners Enhanced Decision Making with Holistic Management July 12, 2016 9:00 AM—4::30 PM Gibson/Flinn Farm near Smoky Lake 6 miles East …

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Alberta Ranchers Winter Grazing Cattle

March 23, 2016

Alberta ranchers share their winter grazing experiences in this video series.

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Read The Verdant Element - Volume 6, Issue 4

December 18, 2015

Read more about the Hemp industry and opportunities and herbicide and weed resistance.

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Farmer Appreciation Night

December 03, 2015

Mark you calendars for February 5, 2016!

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November/December Newsletter

November 23, 2015

In this issue of Grow With Us earn about Riparian Management, Nitrates in Forages, Protecting Clubroot Resistance and Utilizing Wheat for Silage.

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Weed Control Workshop

November 10, 2015

How are you dealing with weeds on your farm? How can you control herbicide resistant weeds? How do you reduce herbicide resistant weeds on your farm?

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Cow-Calfenomics 2015

October 20, 2015

Don't miss the Cow-Calfenomics: Managing for the Long Run session nearest you this November!

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September/October Grow With Us

September 22, 2015

In this issue of Grow With Us read about Dealing with Feed Shortages, Precision Agriculture, Mycotoxins in Feed, Harvest Losses and more!

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Winter Feeding and Rationing Workshop

September 22, 2015

How are you dealing with low feed supplies this year? How can you best utilize the feed you have available?

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A New Problem, Jimsonweed

September 04, 2015

Weed Alert Jimsonweed – Not Common to Alberta ALL PARTS OF THE PLANT ARE POISONOUS

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September 03, 2015

Remember last May when 5 zucchini plants did not seem like enough? And now you have enough zucchini to feed a small village, here are some suggestions on what to do

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Building Soil Secrets webinar

August 10, 2020

Building Soil Secrets with Ray Aruchuleta webinar. This webinar occurred on August 4th as the first in a three part soil health webinar series.

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Soil Health Webinars

July 28, 2020

Join us in learning more about soil health and the steps to take to get you to reach your soil health goals.

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Shine a Light

March 03, 2020

We all know that these last few years in agriculture have been tough; and many of us have struggled. But we are not in this alone. Please consider taking a night to shine a little light on mental heal…

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