The Municipal District of Bonnyville provides funding to the Lakeland Agricultural Research Association (LARA) to conduct statistically valid research and demonstrations on new crop varieties and pest management alternatives.
Their research farm is located on the outskirts of the Hamlet of Fort Kent.
Horticulture Research Program
A horticulture research program is also conducted that includes garden vegetable varieties, fruit and berry production, and aromatic and medicinal plant trials. Click here for more information.
Resource Management and Environmental Program
LARA has various environmental initiatives that support sustainable agriculture in our area. Click here to find out more.
Forage and Livestock Program
This program aims to help producers achieve effective feeding systems by decreasing cost of production while increasing value of production. Click here for more information.
Producers are always searching for ways to minimize inputs and maximize profits on their acres. LARA strives to help producers with the best agronomic practices for our area. Click here to find out more.
Yield information is collected and published in the LARA Annual Report that is available by contacting the LARA office at 780-826-7260 or by visiting their website.