The aim of this project is to measure the optimal amount of hulless barley to replace some of the grain corn in dairy cow rations without affecting milk production and milk components (fat, protein, and urea). This project was initiated by Agrinova, and IRDA was in charge of the economic analysis.
Conduct a partial cost analysis of substituting hulless barley for grain corn in dairy cow rations
From 2017 to 2019
This project will help reduce production costs, while boosting the competitiveness of dairy farmers.
Agrinova | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec - Innov’Action Programme
The objective of this study is to create a cheap, effective, ecofriendly alternative to the use of antibiotics on chicken farms by developing a new formula using yeasts, enzymes, and organic acids.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
Development of optimized cleaning methods that are readily measurable with an effective real-time indicator.
IRDA and CRIUCPQ have been working on developing an air treatment unit to reduce pig farm emissions.
Researcher: Matthieu Girard