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 (2)
Fertilizer response and soil health.
Researchers: Marc-Olivier Gasser Catherine Bossé Christine Landry
The effects of crimper-rolled winter rye on striped cucumber.
Researcher: Maxime Lefebvre
Hydrological impacts of cropping systems and physical soil degradation.
Researchers: Simon Ricard Marc-Olivier Gasser
Development of a method for estimating low/ecological flows in the context of culvert development taking into account the impact of climate change.
Sustainable water management within Lanoraie wetland watershed.
Hydrologic response to soil physical condition within Pot-au-beurre and Saint-Germain rivers.
IRDA has been mandated to design, install, and operate a hydrometric station at the watershed outlet of Ruisseau aux Castors in the Brome-Missisquoi regional county municipality.
This project will develop a procedure that relies on genetic markers to identify the animal species responsible for fecal contamination.
Researcher: Caroline Côté
Development of optimized cleaning methods that are readily measurable with an effective real-time indicator.
Researchers: Stéphane Godbout Richard Hogue
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