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

Corn field

June 28th, 2019 — La Terre de chez nous | New crop pests in Québec

Article on the reseach led by researchers of IRDA about new crop pests in Québec fields (in French).

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irrigation

July 3rd, 2019 — Irrigation : crop insurance for hay farms ?

The warm summer months are here and if they resemble the past two summers, we can expect periods of dry spells and the attendant headaches for Québec livestock feed producers in 2019. Given the situation, could irrigation serve as the best insurance policy for farmers ?

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Apple and orchard

July 9th, 2019 — Open Day at the Experimental Orchard

On July 9th, IRDA will be holding and Open Day at its experimental orchard in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville.

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May 13th, 2019 — La Voix du Sud | Restoration of rainbow smelt spawning grounds in Boyer River

Four organizations are working together to bring rainbow smelt back in Boyer River.

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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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