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 (6)
Activity areaLivestock production (21) Market gardening (23) Fruit production (41) Field crops (23)
ServicesSoil health (28) Water protection (14) Air quality (16) Ecosystem protection (6) Optimal water management (9) Fertilizer management (21) Pest, weed, and disease control (47) Animal welfare (12) Food safety and quality (4) Organic farming (16) Waste conversion (1) Environmental regulations (3) Coexisting in an agricultural environment (2) Laboratory analyzes (2)
The Apple Phytosanitary Warning Network.
Population dynamic of Lepidopteran pests of sweet corn.
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.
Researcher: Simon Ricard
This research project aims to establish technical, economic, social and environmental benchmarks for irrigation of field and forage crops.
This project aims to limit the impacts of climate change on broccoli crops by evaluating and documenting the tolerance to climatic stress of 10 broccoli varieties intended for the fresh market.
Researcher: Carl Boivin
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