The objective of the project was to demonstrate that next generation hog barn design (slatted floors over 2/3 or more of the area) generate less odor.
From 2016 to 2017
Animal welfare, Air quality
IRDA’s work helps farmers make their investments more profitable by increasing the useful life of farm buildings designed with animal welfare in mind.
Centre de développement du porc du Québec
Economic analysis for an Agrinova project that measures the optimal amount of hulless barley to replace some of the grain corn in dairy cow rations without affecting milk production and milk components.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
Assessment of the efficiency of biomethanation digestate as a fertilizer for field crops and as recycled bedding in dairy production.
This project will determine the nitrogen efficiency coefficient (EC) of pelleted laying hen manure, a source that is interesting an increasing number of growers, both organic and conventional, because of its efficiency.
Researcher: Christine Landry