IRDA—in its capacity as the authorized representative tasked with revising the MAPAQ fertilization reference charts—will plan, coordinate, and monitor all activities involved in updating these charts. This will include
From 2018 to 2020
Field crops, Fruit production, Market gardening
Soil health, Fertilizer management
Adequate fertilization will help boost the competitiveness of Québec growers, while preserving the quality of the environment.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
This project was aimed at identifying and incorporating biological indicators into decision support tools used to assist producers and agroenvironmental regulatory bodies seeking to preserve soil productivity and use sustainable production systems.
Researcher: Richard Hogue
Demonstration project to showcase the ability of undersown clover cover crops to reduce nitrogen fertilizer requirements in crops.
Researcher: Marc-Olivier Gasser
The project consists of evaluating soil degradation based on representative samples taken in Québec’s main soil regions and parent materials.