In this project conducted by Agrinova, IRDA is in charge of the economic analysis.
This initial, three-year project by Agrinova is aimed at testing methods of reducing and correcting surface soil compaction.
From 2017 to 2020
Every year IRDA collaborates with partners in the research and agricultural sectors.
A literature review, a survey of organic grain producers, and an analysis of historical yield and climate data in order to document the effects of climate extremes on yields and soil nutrient availability.
Researcher: Marc-Olivier Gasser
Collaboration for a cost-effectiveness analysis to identify the most promising practices and strategies to reduce the use of pesticide.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
Project to restore the rainbow smelt spawning grounds at the mouth of Rivière Boyer on the St. Lawrence River.
Researchers: Aubert Michaud, retraité Luc Belzile