IRDA was commissioned to produce a quantitative and qualitative study of maple syrup production wastewater applied to three business scenarios (size, management activity, products used). The final report will include the underlying assumptions, the results obtained, and recommendations regarding the environmental management of discharges.
From 2019 to 2020
IRDA will formulate recommendations regarding the environmental management of maple syrup production wastewater.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
The aim of this work is to bring IRDA’s agri-environmental expertise to bear on the challenges associated with the conversion of agri-food waste into biomolecules with potential agricultural applications.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
The purpose of the project was to assess the benefits of controlled farm drainage under current and future climatic conditions to meet the water needs of field crops and rural communities while reducing nitrogen and phosphorus flows into watercourses.
The purpose of this project was to field-test pelleted grocery fruit and vegetable waste as a fertilizer or high-carbon soil amendment.
Researcher: Christine Landry