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 (2)
Years2025 (1) 2024 (3) 2023 (10) 2022 (13) 2021 (15) 2020 (14) 2019 (13) 2018 (12) 2017 (18) 2016 (16) 2015 (11) 2014 (7) 2013 (5)
The effects of crimper-rolled winter rye on striped cucumber.
Researcher: Maxime Lefebvre
Hydrological impacts of cropping systems and physical soil degradation.
Development of a method for estimating low/ecological flows in the context of culvert development taking into account the impact of climate change.
Hydrologic response to soil physical condition within Pot-au-beurre and Saint-Germain rivers.
Quantitative and qualitative study of maple syrup production wastewater.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
IRDA has been mandated to design, install, and operate a hydrometric station at the watershed outlet of Ruisseau aux Castors in the Brome-Missisquoi regional county municipality.
This project will assist with the ongoing hydrometric monitoring of the flux and quality of water in Ruisseau Bouchard.
Researcher: Aubert Michaud, retraité
This project will develop a procedure that relies on genetic markers to identify the animal species responsible for fecal contamination.
Researcher: Caroline Côté
Project to restore the rainbow smelt spawning grounds at the mouth of Rivière Boyer on the St. Lawrence River.
Researchers: Aubert Michaud, retraité Luc Belzile
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