Each year, IRDA's R&D Team conducts more than one hundred research projects in sustainable agriculture. What's more, IRDA is working with Quebec's key agricultural stakeholders to find concrete solutions.
Major InitiativesMajor initiatives (3)
ServicesSoil health (22) Water protection (8) Air quality (1) Ecosystem protection (3) Optimal water management (5) Fertilizer management (14) Pest, weed, and disease control (9) Food safety and quality (1) Organic farming (8) Environmental regulations (1) Coexisting in an agricultural environment (1) Laboratory analyzes (1)
Years2024 (2) 2023 (6) 2022 (12) 2021 (17) 2020 (22) 2019 (25) 2018 (22) 2017 (25) 2016 (20) 2015 (14) 2014 (8) 2013 (3)
This project was carried out by Club agroenvironnemental de l’Estrie and IRDA was in charge of conducting the economic analysis.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
The aim of this project was to consolidate current scientific knowledge with a view to developing a spatially referenced tool to predict diffuse sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus exports at the farm and watershed scale.
Researcher: Aubert Michaud, retraité
The objective of this project was to develop effective techniques for controlling water table levels in sphagnum moss basins. Underground irrigation systems were installed at a number of experimental sites.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
The project evaluated and compared the effectiveness of two types of subsoil plows (mounted on a bulldozer or a tractor) operated parallel and perpendicular to the tile drains to improve soil drainage conditions and productivity compared to control plots.
Researcher: Marc-Olivier Gasser
and quality of soil, water, and air
of local communities by improving the quality of crop and livestock production, with an emphasis on animal welfare
of crop and livestock production