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Mathieu Bilodeau, Head of Communications
office: 418-643-2380, ext. 203
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e-mail: mathieu.bilodeau@irda.qc.ca

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Laurence Jochems-Tanguay

August 1st, 2017 — Chia cultivation featured in La Terre de chez nous

Chia is a superfood added to smoothies and energy bars and it can be grown in Québec.

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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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