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September 19th, 2018 — Les années lumière | Radio show features the drone-assisted battle to control the European corn borer

The September 16, 2018, broadcast of Les années lumière featured a project that uses drones to help control the European corn borer.

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September 13th, 2018 — IRDA researcher receives a Canadian Society for Bioengineering Fellow Award

Researcher Stéphane Godbout recently received the Fellow Award at the annual Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE) gala—an event that aims to foster excellence in Canada’s scientific community.

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August 20th, 2018 — Farm Credit Canada | Ancient grains seeing new life in Quebec

See the text posted on the Farm Credit Canada website on August 16 regarding chia and quinoa cultivation in Québec. Market garden crop researcher Josée Boisclair is cited on a number of occasions.

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August 3rd, 2018 — Météomédia | Accursed bugs descend on Montréal

On July 31, 2018, apple crop researcher Gérald Chouinard was interviewed by Météomédia on the presence of the brown marmorated stinkbug in Montréal.

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August 2nd, 2018 — La Terre de chez nous | Spotlight on innovations in integrated pest management

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.

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August 2nd, 2018 — French CBC's Le 15-18 radio drivetime show reports on the brown marmorated stinkbug

The brown marmorated stinkbug was front and centre on the ICI Première radio broadcast on July 31.

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