On July 31, 2018, apple crop researcher Gérald Chouinard was interviewed by Météomédia on the presence of the brown marmorated stinkbug in Montréal.
Journalist Josianne Desjardins published an article in La Terre de chez nous on August 1, 2018, concerning IRDA's Field Day | Integrated pest management in market gardening.
The brown marmorated stinkbug was front and centre on the ICI Première radio broadcast on July 31.
Le Bulletin des agriculteurs published an interview with soil and water conservation researcher Marc-Olivier Gasser on loosening deeply compacted soils.
Three IRDA experts—Annabelle Firlej, Franz Vanoosthuyse, and Gérald Chouinard—co-authored the all-new Guide d'identification - maladies, ravageurs et organismes bénéfiques des arbres fruitiers.
The Québec government is providing $880,951 in financial support to IRDA to develop five showcases for the apple growing sector.