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“We want to have our own funding base so that we can continue to do the research that we do.” – Jacob Mafro

Peace farmers funding research by doing what they do best — farming

Farmers in Alberta’s northwest corner are using sweat equity to fund research that matters to them

At a time when competition for government funding is stiff and every dollar counts, researchers are finding novel ways to finance the work they do. One of the most innovative is the Mackenzie Applied Research Association (MARA). Until last year, the association conducted research in Alberta’s northwest corner with a small staff and limited budget. […] Read more