Spreading pig manure late in the fall can have a variety of agronomic and environmental benefits To provide extension agents with information on the fertilizing value and environmental impact of spreading pig manure at different times, the project compared the effect of mineral fertilizer to that of pig manure spread in early fall, late fall, and in the spring.
From 2014 to 2017
Soil health, Water protection, Air quality, Coexisting in an agricultural environment, Environmental regulations
This project concluded that there is no major agronomic downside to applying slurry later in the fall, beyond currently allowed dates.
Innov'Action | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Demonstration project to showcase the ability of undersown clover cover crops to reduce nitrogen fertilizer requirements in crops.
Researcher: Marc-Olivier Gasser
The aim of the project was to estimate the economic impact of herbicide resistance in weeds.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
The goal of this project was to develop an “irrigation roadshow” for eight farming regions in Québec.
Researcher: Carl Boivin