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.
From 2021 to 2025
Soil health, Water protection, Air quality
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.
Acquiring the knowledge needed to develop an attract-and-kill treatment to control current and future stinkbug populations in Québec apple orchards.
Researchers: Gérald Chouinard Daniel Cormier
The aim of the project was to measure the effect of certain natural repellents that can be used on different types of exclusion nets.
Researcher: Gérald Chouinard
The aim of this project was to field-test sound irrigation practices and band application of various types of fertilizers at ridging time to eliminate fertigation and increase the efficiency of fertilizer and water use under plastic mulch.
Researchers: Carl Boivin Christine Landry