The project compared the nitrogen uptake effects of green manure crops grown for a full season, in association with a main crop (organic corn or wheat), or after it is harvested. Physical soil properties, nitrogen availability, and nitrate losses were also monitored with and without controlled drainage.
From 2016 to 2018
Soil health, Fertilizer management, Organic farming
Green manure contributes to soil health.
Growing Forward 2 | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec - Innov'Action Programme | Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
The aim of this project was to gather data on the nutritional requirements of oats to better equip producers, extension agents, and other industry stakeholders.
Researcher: Christine Landry
Experimenting narrow-row crop weed control strategy on three crops: green beans, peas, and soybeans.
Researcher: Maryse Leblanc
Showcase that will present and compare, in an impartial manner, a number of decision-support tools and technologies.
Researcher: Carl Boivin