News and Events

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

November 27th, 2018 — Training in the use of the new guide Gestion raisonnée de l'irrigation

En collaboration avec l'IRDA, le CRAAQ finalise actuellement l'impression du nouveau guide Gestion raisonnée de l'irrigation, regroupant les connaissances indispensables afin de bien planifier l'irrigation, en plus d'expliquer comment tirer parti des outils d'aide à la décision. Afin de vous accompagner dans la compréhension des notions du guide, vous êtes invité à participer à cette formation.

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November 28th, 2018 — 2018 Soils and Water Seminar

Initiated by Réseau Environnement, this symposium will take place on November 28. The event features a dozen of speakers as well as a trade show.

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November 23rd, 2018 — 2018 Potato Seminar

Considering last summer’s meteorological conditions, is it still relevant to irrigate potato crops? During this seminar, Carl Boivin, IRDA researcher, will present 5 essential things to know before irrigating potatoes.

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From December 4th to 7th 2018 — IRDA out in full force at Horticulture and Field Crop Day 2018 in Saint-Rémi

The Horticulture and Field Crop Days (Journées horticoles et grandes cultures) will take place in Saint-Rémi from December 4 to 7, 2018.

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October 23rd, 2018 — A Québec-Mexico agreement on converting agricultural biomass

On October 5, IRDA and Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Perote in Mexico signed a five-year collaborative agreement to conduct joint R&D projects with the goal of repurposing organic residual materials to tap into their energy and fertilizing potential, as well as to produce animal feed inputs.

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October 18th, 2018 — Adopting an integrated pest management strategy a profitable choice for companies, according to economic survey

An extensive economic analysis conducted by IRDA from 2016 to 2018 looked at the viability of using an integrated strategy to control field crop pests.

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