News and Events

Media contact: 

Mathieu Bilodeau, Head of Communications
office: 418-643-2380, ext. 203
mobile: 418-580-7701
e-mail: mathieu.bilodeau@irda.qc.ca

Green manure

May 13th, 2019 — Can we do away with chemical fertilizers?

Chemical fertilizers (also know as synthetic or mineral fertilizers) first made their appearance in the late 19th century, but their use is now more contentious than ever. Is it possible to simply abolish them?

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Soil

April 26th, 2019 — Soil sampling and yield crops performance measurement

IRDA wishes to engage with organizations that specialize in organic soil sampling and in yield crops performance measurement.

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Irrigation system

April 4th, 2019 — La Terre de chez nous | Irrigation: Five things to consider

Article about potato irrigation published in La Terre de chez nous.

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March 26th, 2019 — Using a soil bacterial species balance index to estimate potato crop productivity

The development of ‘molecular-omic’ tools and computing analysis platforms have greatly enhanced our ability to assess the impacts of agricultural practices and crop management protocols on soil microbial diversity.

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Potatoes

March 21st, 2019 — A profile of Quebec’s potato industry

The potato tops the list of vegetables consumed in North America. See MAPAQ’s latest profile for this crop and learn more about it.

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