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
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
The aim of this project was to consolidate current scientific knowledge with a view to developing a spatially referenced tool to predict diffuse sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus exports at the farm and watershed scale.
Researcher: Aubert Michaud
This project will develop a versatile tool that will allow to simulate the impacts of agricultural practices on soil organic matter.