These videos were created to assist producers in detecting and controling apple pests.
Richard Hogue, researcher at IRDA, was awarded the Méritas Parmentier 2014.
IRDA was created in 1998 to ensure that Québec’s agriculture and agri-food sector grew while caring for the environment.
The third edition of Québec seeks solutions was held on November 6 in Québec city. An IRDA team was present to test the ideas and hypotheses of the issues raised by companies. Three editions ago, the event had lead to a new project between five partners to develop a recycled paper mulch.
Entitled "Agriculture's contribution to Québec's energy future : solutions from the agri-environmental applied research" it speaks of GHG emissions reduction and farm energy self-sufficiency.
The Research and Development Institute for the Agri-Environment (IRDA) is inaugurating the Organic Agriculture Innovation Platform (OAIP) today. Located on a 90-ha piece of land, it is the biggest organic agriculture research site in Québec and Canada.