The aim of this project was to consolidate current scientific knowledge with a view to developing a spatially referenced tool to predict diffuse sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus exports at the farm and watershed scale.
From 2015 to 2018
Field crops, Livestock production
Soil health, Water protection, Ecosystem protection
As a result of this project, a tool was developed to predict diffuse sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus exports.
Innov'Action | Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Alimentation et des Pêcheries du Québec | Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
This project was carried out by Club agroenvironnemental de l’Estrie and IRDA was in charge of conducting the economic analysis.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
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.
The objective of this project was to develop effective techniques for controlling water table levels in sphagnum moss basins. Underground irrigation systems were installed at a number of experimental sites.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout