Initiated by Réseau Environnement, this symposium will take place on November 28. The event features a dozen of speakers as well as a trade show.
The Horticulture and Field Crop Days (Journées horticoles et grandes cultures) will take place in Saint-Rémi from December 4 to 7, 2018.
On October 5, IRDA and Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Perote in Mexico signed a five-year collaborative agreement to conduct joint R&D projects with the goal of repurposing organic residual materials to tap into their energy and fertilizing potential, as well as to produce animal feed inputs.
An extensive economic analysis conducted by IRDA from 2016 to 2018 looked at the viability of using an integrated strategy to control field crop pests.
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.