Bison farming in Québec: Determining the phosphorous load factor

Stéphane Godbout, researcher

Stéphane Godbout

Researcher, P.Eng., agr., Ph.D.

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Description

The purpose of this project is to determine the real value of the phosphorus load associated with bison production in Québec. To achieve this goal, the project will conduct a two-year sampling effort with the intention of recommending a discharge factor.

Objective(s)

  • Update an earlier literature review
  • Use a sampling effort to assess phosphorus discharge from bison farms in Québec
  • Recommend a discharge factor

From 2019 to 2021

Project duration

Livestock production

Activity areas

Soil health, Water protection, Fertilizer management, Environmental regulations

Services

This project could help with the setting up of bison farms in Québec.

Partners

Union québécoise du bison | Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Seven bison producers

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