The project comprises two components:
From 2020 to 2023
Livestock production, Field crops
Fertilizer management, Animal welfare, Food safety and quality, Environmental regulations
This work will open up new possibilities for the use of biomass.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Centre de recherche en sciences animales de Deschambault | COOP Carbone | Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec | Université Laval | Université de Montréal
Economic analysis of a project initiated by Agrinova to encourage cows to move from the pasture to the milking parlor.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
Project to limit the spread of disease and improve biosecurity protocols on farms through improved understanding of emissions and alternate spreading techniques.
Cow-calf farms tend to prefer outdoor breeding, poor-quality drinking water can have a direct impact on animal health, and may lead to higher pathogen levels in the environment and at slaughter time, and negative consequences for food safety.