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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

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Seminar

August 4th, 2017 — La Voix de l'Est | Apple production: irrigation is gaining ground

IRDA’s Irrigation Caravan stopped by Pierre Côté Orchard in Dunham to bring growers up to speed on the latest irrigation tools.

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Seminar

August 16th, 2017 — Le Quotidien | Potato tips

IRDA’s Irrigation Caravan visited Saint-Ambroise on August 16, 2017.

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Laurier Lussier, owner of Québec blueberry farm Bleuetière L&L

August 17th, 2017 — La Terre de chez nous | Fighting Drosophila, one plot at a time

This method eliminates pesticide treatments against spotted wing drosophila.

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Corn field

August 27th, 2017 — La Terre de chez nous | Sweet corn: a large-scale trichogramma trial

To cut back on the use of pesticides used to control the European corn borer, Spécialités Lassonde has teamed up with IRDA to conduct trials on the large-scale deployment of trichogramma.

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Soil sample

September 8th, 2017 — Agricultural soils study: launch of a major five-year Québec-wide project

MAPAQ tasked IRDA with conducting a study on the health of Québec’s agricultural soils.

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Demo

September 12th, 2017 — TVA | Report on Saint-Bruno Demo Day

Report on a demonstration at the Organic Agriculture Innovation Platform.

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