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.
From 2019 to 2021
Soil health, Water protection, Fertilizer management, Environmental regulations
This project could help with the setting up of bison farms in Québec.
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
This project will develop a procedure that relies on genetic markers to identify the animal species responsible for fecal contamination.
Researcher: Caroline Côté
Based on previous work conducted at IRDA and our team’s expertise, this project looks to finalize the development of a robust and cost-effective swine slurry bioconversion system.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout