IRDA—in its capacity as the authorized representative tasked with revising the MAPAQ fertilization reference charts—will plan, coordinate, and monitor all activities involved in updating these charts. This will include
From 2018 to 2020
Field crops, Fruit production, Market gardening
Soil health, Fertilizer management
Adequate fertilization will help boost the competitiveness of Québec growers, while preserving the quality of the environment.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
The Rivière de la Roche sub-watershed has one of the highest phosphorus and sediment export rates of the entire Missisquoi Bay watershed—a particularly challenging situation for the local agricultural sector.
Researcher: Aubert Michaud
The project evaluated and compared the effectiveness of two types of subsoil plows (mounted on a bulldozer or a tractor) operated parallel and perpendicular to the tile drains to improve soil drainage conditions and productivity compared to control plots.
Researcher: Marc-Olivier Gasser
Economic analysis of a three-year project aimed at testing methods of reducing and correcting surface soil compaction.