As part of the 2018 Compost’s Giants contest organized by the Composting Council of Canada, the IRDA-grown pumpkin was proclaimed heavyweight champion in Québec and came in second for all of Canada.
On October 5, more than 130 future agronomists from Université Laval visited the IRDA facility in Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon.
The September 16, 2018, broadcast of Les années lumière featured a project that uses drones to help control the European corn borer.
Researcher Stéphane Godbout recently received the Fellow Award at the annual Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE) gala—an event that aims to foster excellence in Canada’s scientific community.
See the text posted on the Farm Credit Canada website on August 16 regarding chia and quinoa cultivation in Québec. Market garden crop researcher Josée Boisclair is cited on a number of occasions.
On July 31, 2018, apple crop researcher Gérald Chouinard was interviewed by Météomédia on the presence of the brown marmorated stinkbug in Montréal.