Each year, IRDA's R&D Team conducts more than one hundred research projects in sustainable agriculture. What's more, IRDA is working with Quebec's key agricultural stakeholders to find concrete solutions.
Major InitiativesMajor initiatives (1)
ServicesSoil health (2) Water protection (1) Fertilizer management (1) Pest, weed, and disease control (1) Organic farming (1)
Fertilizer response and soil health.
Researchers: Marc-Olivier Gasser Catherine Bossé Christine Landry
The LandCoM project aims to develop an automated method for evaluating by remote sensing the percentage of soil cover by crop residues and cover crops.
Researcher: Simon Ricard
This research project aims to establish technical, economic, social and environmental benchmarks for irrigation of field and forage crops.
Researchers: Carl Boivin Catherine Bossé Simon Ricard
This project is to arouse interest in approaches to soil health and conservation and to promote their adoption by a greater number of Quebec field crop farmers.
Researchers: Marc-Olivier Gasser Catherine Bossé
This project will determine the optimal post-emergent nitrogen dose to apply.
Researcher: Christine Landry
Experimenting narrow-row crop weed control strategy on three crops: green beans, peas, and soybeans.
Researcher: Maryse Leblanc
and quality of soil, water, and air
of local communities by improving the quality of crop and livestock production, with an emphasis on animal welfare
of crop and livestock production