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

Results for News

February 28th, 2019 — An alternative to glyphosate?

A recent report published by Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (Québec’s ministry for the environment and the fight against climate change) announced a significant increase in the levels of pesticides found in Québec waterways, in particular the herbicide glyphosate.

Read more

December 11th, 2018 — An all-new irrigation management guide for the horticultural sector

CRAAQ and IRDA are pleased to provide the horticultural sector with a brand new technical guide.

Read more

December 6th, 2018 — IRDA and Producteurs de pommes du Québec recognized at the Union des producteurs agricoles annual conference

IRDA and Producteurs des Pommes du Québec received the Hélène-Alarie Environmental Award at the Grande Fête Agricole et Forestière event organized by Union des Producteurs Agricoles.

Read more

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.

Read more