This project was carried out by Club agroenvironnemental de l’Estrie (CAE Estrie), and IRDA was in charge of conducting the economic analysis. Producers in this region recognize the value of using cover crops. However, a number of technical issues need to be resolved in order for producers to adopt this technique.
From 2014 to 2017
This project will help encourage farmers to plant cover crops.
Club agroenvironnemental de l'Estrie
Ten test sites will operate over a two-year period on farms spread over ten Québec regions to compare the performance of winter and spring cereals.
Showcase that will present and compare, in an impartial manner, a number of decision-support tools and technologies.
Researcher: Carl Boivin