The aim of the project was to estimate the economic impact of herbicide resistance in weeds. Different quantitative methods were used, including econometrics and data envelopment analysis. The data was provided by a project currently being conducted by Centre de recherche sur les grains (CÉROM).
From 2015 to 2017
Pest, weed, and disease control
This project demonstrated that herbicide applications had a significant negative impact on the value of grain sales.
Growing Forward 2 | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec - Innov'Action Programme | Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | Centre de recherche sur les grains
IRDA was in charge of conducting the economic analysis for this project carried out by Club agroenvironnemental de l’Estrie (CAE Estrie).
Researcher: Luc Belzile
The project evaluated and compared the effectiveness of two types of subsoil plows (mounted on a bulldozer or a tractor) operated parallel and perpendicular to the tile drains to improve soil drainage conditions and productivity compared to control plots.
Researcher: Marc-Olivier Gasser
The aim of this project was to gather data on the nutritional requirements of oats to better equip producers, extension agents, and other industry stakeholders.
Researcher: Christine Landry