Producers in Québec receive high quality support on fertilization and crop protection, but they have a harder time accessing expertise in the field of irrigation management. The aim of this project was to set up a support service to equip producers and others in the industry to improve their irrigation management.
From 2015 to 2017
Optimal water management, Water protection
As a result of this project, growers will be able to better utilize water resources, reduce fertilizer use, and boost crop yields.
Fédération des producteurs de pommes de terre du Québec | Maxi-Sol | Proculteur | Ferme Victorin Drolet | La Ferme des Pionniers | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
The selection of a cultivar should be an essential element in any sound irrigation management strategy. This project aims to optimize water use in potato farming.
Researcher: Carl Boivin
Project to quantify the long-term (60+ years) severity of erosion of organic horticultural soils.
A series of herbicides has been tested along the edge of the plastic mulch.
Researcher: Maryse Leblanc