The goal of the project is to improve biological methods for controlling the cabbage seedpod weevil in canola crops. In this project, initiated by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and conducted in Québec by UQAM, IRDA is performing an economic analysis of the practices under study.
From 2018 to 2022
Pest, weed, and disease control, Organic farming
IRDA's economic analyses help assess the implementation costs and cost-effectiveness of farming practices.
Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, Université du Québec à Montréal
The Rivière de la Roche sub-watershed has one of the highest phosphorus and sediment export rates of the entire Missisquoi Bay watershed—a particularly challenging situation for the local agricultural sector.
Testing the efficacy of four biofungicides against Sclerotinia in soybeans.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
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