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July 30th, 2018 — Le Bulletin des agriculteurs | Lots of skill and a bit of luck

Le Bulletin des agriculteurs published an interview with soil and water conservation researcher Marc-Olivier Gasser on loosening deeply compacted soils.

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July 19th, 2018 — An identification guide to fruit tree diseases, pests, and beneficial organisms: Guide d'identification - maladies, ravageurs et organismes bénéfiques des arbres fruitiers

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.

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July 17th, 2018 — Québec announces $880,951 in financial support for environmental protection

The Québec government is providing $880,951 in financial support to IRDA to develop five showcases for the apple growing sector.

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July 13th, 2018 — L’Actualité | Depleted farmland

A new study headed up by researcher Marc-Olivier Gasser, a soil and water conservation expert, is underway. To learn more, see the article in L'actualité.

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July 5th, 2018 — La Terre de chez nous | Québec chia crops are both feasible and profitable

An article that appeared in La Terre de chez nous and in the Grains journal recounts IRDA's work on chia, a crop that is spurring interest.

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June 29th, 2018 — La Terre de chez nous | Riparian strips no miracle solution

In an interview conducted by La Terre de chez nous, researcher Aubert Michaud discusses the role riparian strips play in preventing erosion and sediment/nutrient loss, as well as their limitations.

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