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.
The effects of crimper-rolled winter rye on striped cucumber.
Population dynamic of Lepidopteran pests of sweet corn.
Reducing N2O emissions from organic and inorganic fertilizers using 4R practices and other nitrogen conservation approaches on Quebec farms – assessment and quantification protocols
Hydrologic response to soil physical condition within Pot-au-beurre and Saint-Germain rivers.
This research project aims to establish technical, economic, social and environmental benchmarks for irrigation of field and forage crops.
This project aims to develop a digital decision support tool to improve the nutritional quality and yield of alfalfa from analyses of the nutritional quality of forages, based on its relationship with soil fertility and health, while including the other pedoclimatic parameters that define alfalfa production conditions.
Assessing an electrostatic precipitator system designed to improve air quality and, thereby, worker health and animal welfare.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
Irrigation project to spare farmers the loss of competitiveness and other risks brought about by drought periods.
Researchers: Carl Boivin Luc Belzile
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