Optimizing water management in the strawberry and raspberry production sector in Quebec: mobilizing producers

Carl Boivin

Researcher, agr., M.Sc.

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Description

In order to actively participate in the implementation of MAPAQ's Sustainable Agriculture Plan (PAD), the Association of Quebec Strawberry and Raspberry Producers (APFFQ), in collaboration with the Institute for Research and Development in Agro-Environment ( IRDA), are committed to carrying out actions aimed at knowledge transfer, support, awareness and training for strawberry and raspberry producers in Quebec to help them optimize water management . This project will accelerate the adoption of better agri-environmental practices through an educational and credible approach that promotes optimal water management.

Objective(s)

  • Carry out a global diagnosis of water management on 14 company profiles;
  • Propose corrective measures to improve water management in businesses;
  • Support companies in the integration of patches during a production season;
  • Design and carry out knowledge transfer activities.

From 2021 to 2025

Project duration

Fruit production

Activity areas

Soil health, Water protection, Air quality

Services

Partners

Association des producteurs de fraises et de framboises du Québec (APFFQ) et MAPAQ
This project is funded by the ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation under the Prime-Vert program.

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