Since its founding in 1998, IRDA has pursued an ambitious mandate to prepare Québec farmers for the environmental challenges of the 21st century. IRDA’s team is developing agricultural practices and equipment to help agricultural producers meet their social and regulatory requirements.
Innovative agricultural practices introduced by IRDA help farmers to manage water usage conflicts, select appropriate fertilizers, and make prudent use of pesticides. Its experts are also involved in food safety and quality, as well as organic farming.
Agricultural practices and equipment developed at IRDA help agricultural producers meet their social and regulatory requirements.