The purpose of the project was to develop techniques and tools for maintaining paper mulch during crop growth, particularly during the critical period before the crop is able to help maintain the mulch itself.
From 2016 to 2017
Market gardening, Fruit production
Pest, weed, and disease control, Optimal water management
The techniques developed in this project will enhance grower efficiency.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | FPInnovation | Dubois Agrinovation
The project consisted of manufacturing and testing a portable rain simulator to estimate, under various conditions, what proportion of irrigation water a crop is able to use.
Researcher: Carl Boivin
We will compare the ability of mixed protocols using blended green manure, with or without the addition of farm manure, to satisfy the nitrogen requirements of a silage corn rotation crop.
Researcher: Christine Landry