Lakeland Forage Association

An association with a long history

The LFA was formed in 1972 to promote the management and use of forage crops, and to identify the research needs of Northeastern Alberta.

The Olympic Lake Lease, obtained by LFA in 1985, has grown to 2000 acres and has been used for two FLA projects: the Northern Range Enhancement Project (NREP) and the Olympic Lake Heifer Project.

Pasture Rejuvenation

In 2009, rejuvenation of the west end dug-out started. Heifers were denied access to the dug-out when pastured at the west-end where the LARA portable watering system was used. The watering system was used into 2011. However, during the second ...

Heifer Project

The Heifer Project has been tracing the effect of body weight and body condition on heifer fertility for over ten years. Approximately 336 heifers are monitored each year with the animals being weighed at the beginning and the end of ...

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